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From: "Betty Sellers" <>
Subject: Abst Graves Co Apr 1915 - Trigg Co
Date: Sun, 14 Dec 1997 19:48:58 -0800


From the Cadiz Record

SAM ROSE, one of the most prominent farmers of the southern part of this
county died on the 29th of March at his home on Dry Creek. His death was
caused from Bright's disease. He was 50 years old and a member of the
Christian church.

WILLIAM L. POWELL, a former Cadiz boy and son of MR. AND MRS. H.S. POWELL of
this city was acquitted at mcAllister, Okla. last Thursday on a charge of
murder, under which he had been resting since last June.

MRS R.U. KEVIL, one of the most prominent ladies of Princeton, died last
Sunday night at her home in that city of paralysis after an illness of about
a week. She is suvived by her husband and six children: MRS. CHARLES
THOMAS, of Chicago, MRS. ALVA PATRICK of Evansville, MRS GEORGE PETITT of
Knoxville, UREY KEVIL of Mayfield, and J.R. AND LAB AN KEVIL of Princeotn.

From Kuttawa May 7th 1915
G.N. CASH , 88 years old, died here today from the infirmities of old
age. he is survived by four children: B. CASH and MRS. JAMES MULLOY of
Arkansas, MAC CASH of Lyon Co and MRS ELLA GRESHAM of Kuttawa. He was one
of the few survivors here who went to the Calif. gold rush of 1849.

TRIGG CO NEWS
May 1915
MISS SARAH GEE, who was parlysed about a year ago and who has since been in
declining health, died at her home near Pee Dee Tuesday morning. she was 83
years of age.

MR H.C. WALLIS, one of the most prominent citizens of Rinaldo neighborhood
died very suddenly of a stroke of paralysis about 12 o'clock at his home
just over the line in Lyon County.

MR. GEORGE T. BAKER who lives in the Blue Spring section says that he
killed a rattlesnake on his farm on april 29th that had 11 rattles and a
button.

May 29, 1915
FROM THE CADIZ RECORD
CHARLES HENRY HERNDON, a well know citizen of the county, died at his home a
mile north of Maple Grove in Canton District on the 15th of May of dropsy.
Mr. Herndon was born in Graves Co., 61 years ago the 11th of last Oct and
was the second son of the late ALFRED HERNDON. He moved to trigg county
with his parents when a small boy and had lived in the county every since.
The surviving brothers and sisters are:
oO.C. HERNDON, MRS. TOM HENDRICK, MRS J.C. SUMNER, MRS. MATTIE WILLIAMS of
Trigg Co.., and MRS HENRY THEOBALD of Murray. In 1876 he married MISS
REBECCAN JANE FUTRELL and the following chidlren survive him: HH., F.H., and
N.C. HERNSON, all of this county. The wife died seven years ago and four
years ago he married the secton time to MRS. LUCY PORTER, who with two
littls sons, HERSCHEL AND MARSHALL, survive hime. Member of the Baptist
church 30 years.

Betty Sellers

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