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Extracts from The Marion Star , 1866

By Victoria Proctor

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ABBREVIATIONS:
"Inst." stands for "instant" and means "in this month" (date of issue)
"Ult." stands for "ultimo" and means "of previous month" (from date of issue)

Vol. I, No. 1 (first issue) was published May 4, 1852.

1866

Volume 1 (new series), Number 5, Wednesday July 4, 1866

Married by Rev. C. D. ROWELL, on the 1st inst., Jesse Lucas Esq., to miss M. J. Pace.

Vol. 1, No. 6 Wednesday July 11, 1866

Died Miss Catharine Jennete BETHEA, at Reedy Creek, Marion Dist. July 3, 1866; youngest daughter of Rev. S. J. BETHEA

Vol. 1, No. 7 Wednesday July 18, 1866

Married at the residence of the bride's brother in law, on 23rd May last, by the Rev. Edman HEARING, James Shelly, to Miss Ann R. Rowell, all of Marion District.

Married at the residence of the bride's father, on the 21st ult., by the Rev. T. R. MITCHELL, Nathan SKIPPER, to Miss M. J. GODBOLD, all of Marion District.

Died MENSESHIEMER, Fannie, July 7, 1866 in New York - infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. and L. MENSESHIEMER.

Vol. 1, No. 8 Wednesday July 25, 1866

Married on the 11th inst., by the Rev. E. H. PRICE, at the residence of Mrs. Mary WATSON, Mr. H. G. JOHNSON, to Miss Amelia Watson.

Also at the same time and place, by the same, Mr. Hardy SMITH, to Miss Eugenia TURBEVILLE, daughter of John TURBEVILLE, all of Marion District.

Died COLLINS, Joseph B., born December 16, 1838, enlisted in the services of his country July 27, 1861; died at Chattanooga, Tenn., August 17, 1862.

Vol. 1, No. 9 Wednesday August 1, 1866

Died at Meridian, Miss., May 30 1863, Robert E. TIMMONS, born December 11, 1843 at Marion District.

Died at Blakely, Ala., December 25, 1864, William C. TIMMONS.

Vol. 1, No. 13 Wednesday August 29, 1866

Married on the 22d of July last, by the Rev. Edmund HEARING, at his residence, Mr. Daniel GUNTER to Miss Mary THOMAS all of Marion District.

Married on the 19th inst., by the Rev. A. McLELLAN, Mr. J. H. AULTMAN to Mrs. J. A. F. White, all of Marion District.

Died EDWARDS, John E., August 16, 1866 in Ansonville. Born in Bromley Parish, England July 1785. Died at home of his Daughter Elizabeth Keelyn.

Vol. 1, No. 14 Wednesday September 4, 1866

Married on the 21st of August last, by David GIBSON, Esq., Mr. Sivester WHALEY to Miss Ann Marlow, all of Marion District, S.C.

Vol. 1, No. 15 Wednesday September 12, 1866

Died WALL, Mrs. Mary - August 31, 1866 - consort of Thomas T. WALL, in 74th year.

Died GAUSE, Judith E. J., September 6, 1866 at residence of Dr. T. J. DOZIER - in 58th year of her age.

Vol. 1, No. 17 Wednesday September 26, 1866

Died DUDLEY, Dr. John G., September 17, 1866 at home of his father, Mr. George DUDLEY in Marion.

Vol. 1, No. 18 Wednesday October 3, 1866

Died Joseph D. BASS (No date).

Vol. 1, No. 19 Wednesday October 10, 1866

NOTICE: Whereas, Matthew H. WATSON made suit to me to grant him letters of Administration on the estate of James EASTERLING: These are therefore to cite and admonish all and singular the kindred and creditors of the said James EASTERLING, deceased, that they be and appear before me on the Court of Ordinary, to be held at Marion Court House on the 19th day of October inst., at 11 o'clock in the forenoon, to shew cause, in any they have, why the said administration should not be granted. Given under my hand this the 5th day of October, A. D. 1866 - Asa GODBOLD, Ordinary, M. D.

Vol. 1, No. 21 Wednesday October 24, 1866

Married at the residence of the bride's father, on the 18th inst., by Rev. Thomas MITCHELL, Mr. Alex. OLIVER to Miss Maggie, youngest daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. D. LEGETTE.

Married on the 21st inst., at the residence of Neil C. MCDUFFIE, by James POTTER, Esq., Mr. Geo. Alexander MCDUFFIE, of Marion, to Miss Ellen V. ALFORD, of Horry District.

Married on the 15th inst., by Hugh MOODY, Esq., Mr. Samuel HERRING to Miss Susan M. MILLER, all of Marion District.

Married at the residence of John WILCOX, Esq., on the 17th inst., by the Rev. Dr. BOYD, Mr. William W. BAKER to Miss Mattie TENANT.

Vol. 1, No. 22 Wednesday October 31, 1866

Married on October the 16th, at the English Lutherian Church, Charleston, by the Rev. F. A. Moody, Mr. F. W. Emanuel, late of Marlboro District, to Miss Tillie M. Kirk.

Vol. 1, No. 23 Wednesday November 7, 1866

Married at the residence of the bride's father on the 28th of October, by the Rev. John L. Smith, Mr. L. L. Seasons to Miss E. E. Smith, oldest daughter of Wm. Smith, Esq.

Married on the 30th ult., by the Rev. Mr. Pitman, G. H. Floyd, of Robeson, NC, to Miss Ellen Bethea, of Marion District, SC.

Vol. 1, No. 24 Wednesday November 14, 1866

NOTICE: It is Hereby Given that I am the legally appointed Guardian of Samuel S. Smith, and as such do not consider him sane or capable of making contracts. As guardian I will not be responsible nor pay any debts made by him, and this notice will be plead in bar of recovery of any claims against his property.

Nov 14 Wm. Smith

Married at the residence of the bride's mother, November the 6th, 1866, by Elder A. Rowland Pitman, John G. Grantham, Esq., of Robeson co., NC, to Miss Martha E. Watson, daughter of the late John R. Watson, of Marion District, SC.

Married at the residence of the bride's father, on the 7th inst., by the Rev Henry Steel, Mr. Harman Hartz of Wilmington, NC to Miss Bettie Eseman, eldest daughter of Iseman Iseman, of this village.

Married on the 8th inst., in Britton's Neck at the residence of William Woodbery, by the Rev. Jack Woodbery, Mr Richard Pope of Georgetown to Miss Vernicia Woodbery, daughter of William Woodbery of Marion District.

Vol. 1, No. 25 Wednesday November 21, 1866

Married at the residence of the bride's father, on the 14th inst., by the Rev. Dr. Boyd, Mr. Edwin A. Bethea, to Miss Annie, youngest daughter of Asa Godbold, Esq.

Married at the residence of Dr. R. B. Fladger, on hte 14th inst., by the Rev. M. A. McIbben, Col. E. R. Liles, of Charleston, to Miss Fannie, eldest daughter of the late Rev. C. J. Fladger.

Vol. 1, No. 26 Wednesday November 28, 1866

Married at the residence of the bride's father on the 1st inst., by the Rev. E. H. Price, Mr. D. F. Lane to Miss Charlotte Gasque, daughter of Mr. Henry Gasque Esq., all of this District.

Married at the residence of the bride's father on the 8th inst., by the Rev. E. H. Price, Mr. David Perritt to Miss Mary Campbell, daughter of William S. Campbell, Esq., all of this District.

Died WILSON, W. T. of Marion District (No date given)

Vol. 1, No. 28 Wednesday December 12, 1866

Married on the 20th inst., by James Potter, Esq., Mr. John M. Collins to Miss Mary A. Flowers

Married on the 2nd inst., by D. W. Edwards, Esq., Mr. James K. Smith to Miss Sarah Jane Jackson, all of Marion District.

Vol. 1, No. 29 Wednesday December 19, 1866

Married at the residence of the bride's father on the 6th inst., by D. W. Edwards, Esq., Mr. Evander M. SKIPPER to Miss Catherine E. daughter of Vincent GODBOLD.

Married at the residence of the bride's father on the 12th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Seale, Mr. Joseph BAKER to Miss Mary J., daughter of James GRAHAM Esq.

Married in Darlington on the 10th inst., by the Rev. A. Moore, Thos. Edwards Gregg, of Columbia to Claude Cherigny, daughter of Dr. Edward Porcher.

Married on the 13th inst., at the residence of the bride's father in this village by the Rev. Dr. Boyd, Mr. W. S. SHACKELFORD to Miss Mary E. second daughter of James POTTER, Esq.

Married on the 9th inst., in Marion District, by the Rev. Mr. McKibben, Col. J. lW. St. Clair, of Kentucky, to Mrs. Caroline M. K. BETHEA, daughter of John H. Honour, of this city.

Married at the residence of the bride's mother in this village on the 12th inst., by the Rev. Dr. Spertner, Mr. Wolf Witcover of Wilmington, N.C. to Miss Dora, eldest daughter of the late Samuel and Mrs. A. Cronhiem.

Vol. 1, No. 30 Wednesday December 26, 1866

Married at Melrose, SC on the 19th inst., by the Rev. D. E. Frierson, Maraden Bellamy of Wilmington, NC to Hattie S., daughter of Dr. Robert HARLLEE, of Marion District, SC.


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