Staunton Vindicator: April 30, 1869Go To Page : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
(Column 01)Summary: The delegation of valley citizens led by Col. Harman met in Baltimore to lobby for funding for the Valley Railroad. Gen. Robert E. Lee chaired the meeting and Bolivar Christian and Maj. J. B. Dorman acted as secretaries. General Lee read an address pointing out the economic benefits Baltimore would receive from completion of the road.
(Names in announcement: Judge H. W. Sheffey, Gen. John Echols, H. L. Gallagher, R. G. Bickle, M. W. D. Hogshead, James BumgardnerJr., C. T. Cochran, Dr. J. McChesney, W. G. Sterrett, Dr. Wayt, J. J. Bell, W. Bumgardner, W. H. H. Lynn, Hugh Powell, John K. Woods, William H. Tams, M. H. Effinger, J. C. Covell, George E. Price, N. K. Trout, J. C. Marquis, William S. McChesney, John B. Evans, A. M. Bruce, B. B. Donaghe, H. Lee Powell, N. B. Hendry, Col. M. G. Harman)
(Column 01)Summary: A new Baptist Church was erected in Craigsville, Augusta County, on April 18th.[No Title]
(Column 01)Summary: William Gearing, a black man, was arrested for allegedly stealing a demi-john of whiskey from John Ballard Smith. Justice Herr committed him to jail to await indictment in July.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: William Gearing, John Ballard Smith)
(Column 01)Summary: A military order declares that Staunton's Methodist church building will host the rival Methodist Episcopal Church South and Methodist Episcopal congregations on alternate Sundays. This compels the "large" Methodist Episcopal South congregation to found an alternate building for worship two Sundays a month.[No Title]
(Column 01)Summary: The Rev. George B. Taylor, pastor of Staunton's Baptist Church, has been appointed chaplain at the University of Virginia. His congregation passed resolutions of congratulations as well as sorrow at his departure.County Court
(Names in announcement: George B. Taylor)
(Column 01)Summary: Covers the business at court, mostly appointments of commissioners, notary publics, and magistrates.
(Names in announcement: A. E. Pierce, H. G. McCausland, J. R. Popham, Henry B. Jones, James F. Davis, W. A. Reed, Jacob Ewing, John K. Kayser, Daniel H. Kindig, William A. Burnett, James W. Baldwin, Samuel Cline, Chesley Kinney, J. H. Stover, H. M. Bell, John Paris, David Alexander, Alex Anderson, Charles Bates, Jacob Bear, W. W. Clinedinst, Daniel Fishburne, Samuel Landes, William Link, William Morgan, Junius F. Maupin, John Silor, John Smith, Jacob Wisler, Morgan Vint, O. A. Neff, Lorenzo Shaw, Jonas Lowman, David Kerr, D. S. Hyde, Lee Squires, John Dettor, Charles W. Kidwell, S. H. Hunt, Layton Sampson, A. G. Price, George C. Crouse, Rev. George Kramer)Full Text of Article:Married
The court was composed of the late appointees, excepting A.E. Pierce, Esq., one of the old Magistrates who was continued and presided.
H.G. McCausland, former Constable and Overseer of the Poor, was continued as such--having qualified.
The following persons qualified for the offices mentioned in connection with their names:
J.R. Popham, Commonwealth's Attorney.
Henry B. Jones, Commissioner of the Revenue.
Jas. F. Davis, W.A. Reed, Jacob Ewing, Jno. K. Kayser, Constables.
Dan'l H. Kindig, Deputy Sheriff.
Wm. A. Burnett and Has. W. Baldwin, Deputies of Sam'l Cline, Clerk.
Chesley Kinney, Notary Public.
J.H. Stover, Assistant Commissioner of the Revenue for the 2nd District.
J.M. Bell, Jno. Paris and Chesley Kinney renewed their bonds as notaries.
The following appointees have qualified as Magistrates:
David Alexander, Alexr Anderson, Charles Bates, Jacob Bear, W. W. Clinedinst, Dan'l Fishburne, Sam'l Landes, Wm. Link, Wm. Morgan, Junius F. Maupin, John Silor, Jno. Smith, Jacob Wisler.
Licenses for ordinaries, &c., were granted to the following persons: Morgan Vint, O.A. Neff, Lorenzo Shaw, Jonas Lowman, David Kerr, D. S. Hyde, Lee Squires, Jno. Dettor, Chas. W. Kidwell, S. H. Hunt, Layton Sampson A.G. Trice, Geo. C. Crouse, Noah Beard.
An order was made that all the acting Justices in the County be summoned to be present at the next term of the Court for the purpose of electing a presiding Justice.
Rev. Geo. Kramer, of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was appointed and authorized to celebrate the rights of Matrimony and gave the required bond.
(Column 02)Summary: Edward H. Sears of Staunton and Amelia Wiley of Brooklyn were married in New York on April 20th by Dr. Canfield.Married
(Names in announcement: Edward H. Sears, Amelia Wiley, Dr. Canfield)
(Column 02)Summary: Marshall Shull and Miss Lucinda Michael, both of Augusta, were married near Mt. Solon on April 11th by the Rev. J. W. Grimm.Married
(Names in announcement: Marshall Shull, Lucinda Michael, Rev. J. W. Grimm)
(Column 02)Summary: Samuel Evee and Miss Mary Karicofe, daughter of James Karicofe, were married near Sangersville at the residence of the bride's father on April 15th by the Rev. J. Pinkerton.Married
(Names in announcement: Samuel Evee, Mary Karicofe, James Karicofe, Rev. J. Pinkerton)
(Column 02)Summary: William G. Hurt of Salem and Miss Ella C. Wheeler were married at the residence of William H. Peyton on April 21st by the Rev. George B. Taylor.Married
(Names in announcement: William G. Hurt, Ella C. Wheeler, William H. Peyton, Rev. George B. Taylor)
(Column 02)Summary: Samuel Robinson and Miss Althea A. McGilvray, both of Augusta, were married in Greenville on April 15th by the Rev. C. Dameron.Married
(Names in announcement: Samuel Robinson, Althea A. McGilvray, Rev. C. Dameron)
(Column 02)Summary: Dr. Charles H. Perrow of Nelson and Miss Fannie A. Mitchell of Augusta were married at the residence of the bride's father, Joseph T. Mitchell, on April 29th by the Rev. J. A. Latane.Died
(Names in announcement: Dr. Charles H. Perrow, Fannie A. Mitchell, Joseph T. Mitchell, Rev. J. A. Latane)
(Column 02)Summary: Peter Hanger died on April 21st at his residence near Waynesboro. He was 74 years old.Died
(Names in announcement: Peter Hanger)
(Column 02)Summary: Mrs. Martha Frazier, mother of William Frazier, died in Staunton on April 22nd. She was 79 years old.Died
(Names in announcement: Martha Frazier, William Frazier)
(Column 02)Summary: Mrs. Lucy F. Bell, wife of W. J. D. Bell, died at the residence of her husband on April 12th. She was 52 years old.Died
(Names in announcement: Lucy F. Bell, W. J. D. Bell)
(Column 02)Summary: Mrs. Isabella Waddell, wife of Leigh R. Waddell and daughter of the late Robert Hill of Rockingham, died near Staunton on April 23rd after an illness of a few days.
(Names in announcement: Isabella Waddell, Leigh R. Waddell, Robert Hill)