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Subject: [KYBREATH-L] more excerpts from "jackson times"
Date: Fri, 8 Oct 1999 17:11:18 EDT
*May 28, 1920 - The funeral of Alex Deaton will be preached at the Strong
Graveyard at Lost Creek June 5th and 6th by one of his favorite preachers, W.
L. Clear. Mr. Deaton was a Christian man and was loved by one and all. He
was at one time Sheriff of Breathitt County. Mr. Deaton departed this life
June 5th, 1919 ? at the age of 76 years, 4 months, and 5 days. His children
are living near Lost Creek, and are ready and willing to feed any and all who
*July 2, 1920, marriage - Andy Deaton, son of Dr. Lewis Deaton of Jackson
married Miss Mary Miller at the home of the bride's parents Mr. and Mrs.
Flint Miller at Elkatawa, June 24, by Rev. Mann. Mr. and Mrs. Deaton have
gone to housekeeping at Blue Diamond, Perry County.
*July 9, 1920, marriage license- Brown Deaton, 18, farmer and Maudle Ellen
Farler, 18, both of Barwick.
Andy Deaton 23, electrician, Blue Diamond and Mary Miller, 18, Elkatawa.
*September 3, 1920 - Death Roll: On last Sunday a peculiar circumstance
occured at the home of Chap Strong at Crockettsville. They had chicken for
dinner and his wife, Matilda, ate two pieces, and he insisted on her eating
another one and in a very short time she was taken sick, complaining with her
head and died in about 2 hours. The next morning, his daughter gave birth to
a girl and his horse was found dead in the barn. Matilda was the daughter of
Uncle Alex Deaton who died about a year ago, also a sister of G. W. Deaton
and Lee Deaton of Haddix. She has always live a Christian life and was a
fine lady loved by all who knew her. Her remains were laid to rest in the
family burying ground at Crockettsville.
*September 10, 1920 - ads for Lewis Deaton, licensed vet
*September 24, 1920, marriage license - Lawrence Deaton, Lost Creek and
Louise Herald, Guerrant.
*January 28, 1921 - Mrs. Spice Deaton fell at the home of her son in law, Mr.
Thompson in South Jackson last Monday and was seriously injured. She was
removed to her home on Cherry Street. She is said to be suffering intense
pain, and it is feared her back is injured.
*March 11, 1921, Wedding - February 25th at the home of Mrs. Shannie D.
Turner, Cincinnati, Ohio, when and where Miss Belle Deaton became the bride
of Whitney S. Beck of Gallion Ohio. Miss Deaton is one of the attractive
daughters of Mrs. Mary E. Deaton of Crockettsville Ky.
*January 2, 1920, marriage license - James Little, 23, Lee City and Nettie
*March 26, 1920, marriage license - Samuel Walters, 28 and Louellen Little,
24, both of Jackson.
*April 9, 1920, marriage license - Theo Robinson, 26 and Mary A. Little, 20,
both of Elkatawa.
John Haney, 21, Neola and Eliza Little, 20, Frozen Creek
*October 1, 1920 - Miss Bertha Little of Hazard and Hugh Bryant, Red Cross
worker with headquarters at Hazard, were married Wednesday evening at the
home of Mrs. A. H. Patten, Rev. J. B. Black officiating
*June 18, 1920 - Deaths, Mary Edna Little, the 12 year old daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Little, died at Bach hospital after an illness of a few days.
The trouble first started from what is called a stone-bruise, from which her
system became poisoned, buried Cane Creek
*April 30, 1920, marriage license - Ambrose Rose, 22, Rose Fork, and Rosa
Little, 22, Simpson
*June 25, 1920, marriage license - H. C. Cundiff, 45, Chenowee and Maude
Little, 22, Guerrant
more to follow