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THE MARION CRESCENT
published Wednesdays (Nov. 14, 1866 - Feb. 23, 1870


EXTRACTS FROM THE MARION CRESCENT, 1866-1867
Submitted by Gloria Calhoun Buckle, © 2003. All rights reserved.

November 21, 1866

[lengthy obit] Died in Marion Dist., on Oct. 22, 1866 of typhoid fever, Capt. J.J. STUBBS, Sr., 63 years old. Born in Marlboro Co., S.C. Leaves wife and four children.

Married Nov. 14, 1866, Mr. E. A. BETHEA to Miss Ann Eliza GODBOLD, youngest daughter of Asa GODBOLD, all of this District.

Married in this District on 8th inst., Samuel FOXWORTH to Miss Sarah Ann ROGERS, both of Marion.

Funeral Sermon of the late Jos. D. BASS will be preached on the next Sabbath.

Wife of Mr. Jas. E. WATSON was burnt to death last Saturday in Brittons Neck.

December 5, 1866

Mrs. Hannah EVELEIGH seeks information regarding the fate of her husband, James EVELEIGH, Co. G., 25th S.C. Vol., wounded and taken prisoner at Five Forks, VA on April 1, 1863. He was a Master Mason.

Mrs. Harriet E. JOHNSON of Covington, GA seeks information regarding her husband, Samuel JOHNSON, Co. G., First GA Regulars, last seen on train at Florence, S.C., for Sumter Court House, soon after the surrender - five foot 11 inches, slender built, dark complexion, about 30 years old.

December 26, 1866

Married 12th inst., Wilson HAYS to Mrs. Carolina EDWARDS. Both of Marion District.

Married 11th inst., Mr. Jos. A. BAKER to Miss Mary J. GRAHAM.

Married 13th inst., Mr. W. S. SHACKELFORD to Miss Mary E. POTTER, daughter of James POTTER.

Married 20th inst., John W. BAXLEY to Mrs. E. LANE.

Daniel Gilchrist SINGLETARY died Dec. 13, 1866, aged 3 years 11 days.

January 2, 1867

Only son of James B. Legette died Wednesday, December 26.

Married Dec. 20, 1866, Mr. J. G. RICHARDSON to Miss Eliza DILL.

Married Dec. 25, 1866, Mr. J. W. SMITH to Miss Fannie NICHOLS.

Married Dec. 25, 1866, Thomas BATTON to Miss A. J. FLOYD. January 9, 1867

Married Dec. 27, 1866, Mr. A. L. STEPHENS to Miss C. M., daughter of Vincent GODBOLD. All of Marion District.

Married in Spartanburg, SC, Dec. 9, Rev. W. S. BLACK to Miss Mary M. FLEMING, daughter of Rev. W. H. FLEMING.

January 16, 1867

Married Jan. 10, Mr. Elly HAYS to Miss Zilphia HAYS. Both of this District.

Dr. E. L. SWEET -mechanical dentist.

January 23, 1867

Married, Mr. G. W. HUGHS to Miss S. D. BRUTON.

January 30, 1867

Died in Marion, S.C., Jan. 24, Ruth, infant daughter of Anthony W. and Lidia L. DOZIER, Jr., aged 13 months and 19 days.

February 6, 1867

Married Thursday, Jan. 24, Mr. S. H. HOLMES, late of California, to Miss Mary A. E. McTYER, daughter of Col. R. A. McTYER of Barbour Co., Alabama.

February 13, 1867

Married Feb. 5, in Lumberton, NC, Mr. A. C.MOODY of Marion, S.C. to Miss Mollie Eunice, third daughter of Sheriff KING.

February 20, 1867

Married Feb. 12, Mr. W. W. WALSH of Marion to Miss Laura C. SPENCER, daughter of 0. H. SPENCER of Chesterfield District.

Married Feb. 14, James M. GODBOLD to Miss M. A. RICHARDSON, the daughter of the late Win. F. RICHARDSON. All of this District.

Married Feb. 14, Dr. E. B. SMITH to Mrs. M. G. McINTYRE, daughter of Rev. C. BETTS.

March 6, 1867

J. D. B. DeBOW of Charleston has died. Born in this city about 1819.

Married Feb. 27 in Orangeburg, Maj. Joseph R. N. TENHET, of Marion, to Miss Anna WHITE, daughter of the late Jno. WHITE of Georgetown, S.C.

Married Feb. 10, Mr. E. MOODY to Miss Rebecca McKENZIE. Both of Marion District.

March 13, 1867

Simeon BUFORD died in Chattanooga, TN on Feb. 5, 1867, of smallpox, aged 27 years.

Rev. Joshua SOULE died. Born in Massachusetts Aug. 1, 1781.

Married March 6, Mr. R. F. TYLER to Miss Mary E. ATKINSON. Both of Marion District.

Married March 7, Jesse ROWELL to Miss Carolina HERRING. Both of this district.

Died in Marion Dist., S.C. on March 6, Mr. Elias P. TOWNSEND, aged 60 years, 6 months and 2 days. Native of NC, but lived in Marion District the last 23 years. Leaves wife and 7 children.

March 20, 1867

Married in New York City, March 10, 1867, Mr.Myer RICHARD of Marion, SC to Miss Carrie WERTHEIMER of New York City.

March 27, 1867

Married March 20 in Marion, S.C., Rev. W. C. POWER to Mrs. M. Louisa McEACHIN, daughter of Gen. William EVANS.


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