Saturday, February 23, 2013

Saturday Spotting - Newspaper Abstracts


     It’s time for another “Saturday Spotting’s” and these once again come from the Bollinger County, Missouri Newspaper Abstracts.  There are so many wonderful and strange things that I’ve found during some of my research, I could post page after page in just one post.  But instead I think I’ll save some for the up and coming weeks. 



October 29, 1891
Mrs. Mary Seabough of near Sedgewickville celebrated her 100th birthday on the 15th day of this month. Mrs. Seabough is probably the oldest person in Bollinger County.

**found on page 5 of Volume II Bollinger County, Missouri Newspaper Abstracts from The Marble Hill 
Press


March 17, 1892
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. G.W. Wood of Gravel Hill, March 7th, a fine looking gentleman of the voting persuasion. Local and General

**found on page 10 of Volume II Bollinger County, Missouri Newspaper Abstracts from The Marble Hill Press


September 22, 1892
James Couch died Monday of typhoid fever. Soon after he left the Teacher’ Institute this disease fastened itself upon him and he has been gradually sinking every since. This is the second death among the teachers who were at the Institute at this place, Moses Hartle having succumbed to the same disease some time since. Local and General (Marble Hill)

**found on page 11 of Volume II Bollinger County, Missouri Newspaper Abstracts from The Marble Hill Press