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From: Charlotte Maness <>
Subject: [ROOTS-L] MISSOURI, Jefferson Co., BIRTHS & etc.
Date: Sun, 12 Oct 2003 17:52:15 -0600
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Hillsboro, Jefferson county, Missouri
FRIDAY, 14 JANUARY 1881
CIRCUIT COURT; - Court opened Monday morning, with Judge THOMAS on the
The following gentlemen were sworn and charged as a grand jury for the
term. John WILLIAMS, foreman, and John DRURY, Randolph KEMPI, Geo.
FLINT, Thos. WELCH, John C. CAPE, A.J. HUSKEY, Phineas WILLIAMS, Geo.
MARTIN, F.M. CADWALLADER, Charles SHEERIN and J.P. SPECK. The following
cases were disposed of first two days:
Harlan WILKINSON plead guilty to carrying concealed weapons and was
John MILLER, for selling liquor on Sunday, plead guilty and was fined 45.
Wm. IEUDE plead guilty to selling liquor on Sunday and was fined $5.
James H. WILLIAMS, for selling liquor on Sunday, was acquitted.
Robert BUREN plead guilty to gambling and was fined $10.
Louis GERBER was convicted of selling wine on Sunday, and fined $10.
MARRIED - BOZARK -- ETHERIDGE -- Dec. 27, 1880, at the residence of the
bride's parents, in Joachim township, by Wm. MOCKBEE, J.P., Mr. William
H. BOZARK to Miss Sarah E. ETHERIDGE, all of Jefferson county.
OBITUARY - AXT.--At his home near Kimmswick, Jan'y 7, 1881, of
paralysis, George AXT, aged 70 years. He had been bed-ridden for a year
and a half.
BLECHA.--Jan'y 3, 1881, of pneumonia, Mr. ---- BLECHA, of Rock township,
STEWART.--At the residence of Mitchell McCORMACK, of Plattin, Dec. 9,
1880, Mrs. Elizabeth STEWART, aged 60.
Mrs. STEWART was a native of England; had been an inmate of Mrs.
McCORMACK's family for the last 19 years, and leaves no relatives but
one son, 20 years of age, who was with his mother till the last. By her
kindness and industry she endeared herself to all the neighbors. She
was severely afflicted for several weeks, and during her last illness
sought the Savior and obtained pardon -- giving evidence that she was
prepared to enter into that rest that remains for the children of god.
FRIDAY, 21 JANUARY 1881
SULPHUR SPRINGS, Jan. 16, 1881. Editor Jefferson Democrat: On the 12th
inst. Little Davie ALLEN, son of D.F. ALLEN, of Piedmont, took that last
long sleep that knows no waking. The little sufferer was confined to
his bed 22 long days with pneumonia, when death kindly relieved him of
pain. Mr. ALLEN formerly lived in this town, and was well known
throughout the county. Their loss is great--he being their only child.
Never did parents have a brighter promise for a good and useful man than
did Mr. and Mrs. ALLEN.
CRYSTAL CITY ITEMS.--By "T." - January 12, 1881 - The infant child of
Mrs. Fuhrnam MEYER died in Limitville on the 8th inst., aged about two
DE SOTO ITEMS -- By H.S. JENKS - De Soto, Mo., Jan'y 19, 1880. James
BELLVILLE an old resident of this county, died at his residence, a few
miles east of town on the 12th inst.
Mr. DONNELLY, an old citizen of this place and for years in the employ
of the R.R. Co., died here last Friday night.
Thomas WASHBURN and Miss Harriett L. WHITE were married on the 14th
inst. by Rev. J.F. WOLFORTH. Also on the 9th inst., by the same,
Gottleib SPRENGEL, local agent of the KLAUSMAN Brewery Co., to Miss
KIMMSWICK ITEMS -- By ZULU - Kimmswick, Mo., Jan'y 18, 1880. Miss Katie
ARNOLD, daughter of Florence ARNOLD, died on the morning of the 16th
inst., after an illness of several months. She was buried on the 17th
at the Kimmswick cemetery. The funeral ceremony was delivered at the
Kimmswick Catholic church, where a large number of the friends of the
family were in attendance.
N.B. HARLOW and wife, A.T. HARLOW and wife and child departed on Monday
last for .P.Florida;, where they will spend the remainder of the winter
Mrs. A.M. JOHNSON, of Sulphur Springs, who has been very low with
typhoid fever, is rapidly recovering.
Morris PERKINS, colored, was accused of stealing a couple of dogs from
Henry SULLENS. There was some strong evidence against him--including
being caught with the dogs in his possession. He had his trial on the
charge of larceny, Tuesday, and the jury acquitted him.
STATE OF MISSOURI, County of Jefferson - Christian F. SAPPER, upon his
oath, says: That there has been a disreputable story circulated of and
concerning Mrs. Alice DOVER, wife of H.L. DOVER, touching her character
as a lady, of which story he is and was the reported author. Upon his
oath he said that such story is utterly untrue; that he has not used any
language concerning Mrs. DOVER that would be construed to mean to make
such a charge. He further says that he knows noting concerning the
character of Mrs. DOVER other than to make him believe her a lady in
every sense of the word. Chris. F. SAPPER. Sworn and subscribed before
me this 11th day of January, 1881. Louis A. GREEN, Justice of the Peace.
COUNTY COURT - The new County court held a short session last Saturday,
the following business transacted: Demands were allowed against the
county as follows: J.J. WILSON, assessor, making dog tax book, $50.00;
Unity BALDWIN, pauper, $10.00; C.C. FLETCHER, county court justice,
4.92; W.J. KIRK, county court justice, 6.20. Court adjourned till 1st
Monday in February, 1881.
John W. JEUDE renounced allegiance to King William, and became a subject
of Uncle Sam.
Samuel E. McMULLIN convinced the court that he had good reasons for not
wanting longer to be held responsible for acts of his wife Martha, and a
decree was entered absolving him from all marital relations with her.
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