Dooly County


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Extracted by Winnette Stinson,
April 23, 2007

Mrs. Mattie E. BROWN, wife of J. M. Brown, died January 20, 1876, in Montezuma, Ga., aged 31 years. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WALLACE of Drayton, Dooly County, Ga. James L. Gibson

Mrs. Elizabeth CAMPBELL wife of William D. Campbell of Dooly County, Ga., was born March 17, 1810; died March 18, 1877.

Sister Mary A. E. COOK, only surviving daughter of Rev. John W. and Mary A. Cook, was born in Jasper Co., Nov. 25th 1850, and died in Dooly Co., August 22, 1867.

Miss Elizabeth COPPEDGE, wife of Rev. J. W. Coppedge, died on 5th Sept, in her 43d year, after an illness of 8 days. She was born and raised in Dooly Co., Ga. She has left a husband and five children to mourn their loss.

William DICKSON was born in Jones County, Ga., April 14, 1802; married Miss Nancy H. BASS, and died in Dooly County, Ga., April 7th 1874. M. C. Jordan

William A. FOREHAND was born in Edgecombe County, N. C., October 9, 1806, came with his father to Georgia when about nine years old, removed with the family to Dooly County, Ga., in 1828-- was married January 5, 1831 to Rebecca VARNADOW, and resided in the same community till he died 20th January 1877.

Jordan F. HARVARD died at his residence in Dooly County, Ga., July 2d 1877, in the 63d year of his age. He was born in Washington County, Ga., April 21st 1814, but moved with his father to Dooly County in 1822.

Mrs. Mary M. JOHNSON, widow of Gideon Johnson, was born in Washington co., Ga., in 1790 and died at the home of her son-in-law, Mr. Anderson PITTMAN of Dooly Co., Ga., June 21st, 1871. J. J. Singleton.

Mrs. Mary JUSTICE was born in S. C., April 20th 1792 and died in Dooly co., Ga., Aug. 24th 1870.

Tribute of Respect from 2nd quarterly conference of the Vienna Circuit, S. Ga., Conference, to Brother S. N. LASSETER, who died in Vienna, Dooly Co., on March 11th, 1867. Brother Lassiter was born in Abbeville District, S. C., in 1812, removed to Georgia in early life.

Rev. John P. MOATE was born March 6th 1793 in S. Ca., and died in Dooly Co., Sept 4, 1867, with paralysis. He was licensed to preached in 1813 and for seven years was a member of the Georgia Conference. Bro. Moate for the last ten years lived in Dooly Co.... E. J. Rentz

Mrs. Sarah M. MORGAN, wife of Mr. Hardie Morgan, of Dooly County, Ga., died May 4th 1875. G. T. Embry

My mother, Mrs. Harriet Delespine MUNRO, was born in Charleston, S. C., January 17th 1784, and died at my home in Marion County, Ga., April 20th 1872. Her father was Joseph Delespine, a French surgeon, who came with the Squadrone under County D'Estaing in the time of the Revolution. He remained in Charleston three years after the birth of my mother, and moved to Norfolk, Virginia. From thence to New York city, where he remained several years and then made a visit to his parents who lived previous to the insurrection at Cape Francois, on the Island of St. Domingo. During his absence her mother accompanied her brother, John RUSSEL, to Nassau, New Province, and was met by her husband on his return from St. Domingo. The family remained at Nassau till 1790, and moved to St. Salvador, where her father died. In the year 1795 she was sent to New York to be educated and married Edward Munro in the year 1797. With her husband she remained on St. Salvador till 1812, and moved to Daufuskie Island and remained till 1825. During the time she lost four children. From Daufuskie Island with her husband and six children, she moved to Twiggs County; remained seven years and moved to Dooly County where her husband died in 1835. Geo. W. C. Munro

Lula B. MYRICK, daughter of Marcellus Myrick of Dooly Co., Ga., and granddaughter of Benj. H. and Susan F. STROUD of Crawford Co., Ga., was born Sept. 2d 1859 and died Aug. 17th 1871. M. D. Stroud

Sarah PAUL, wife of Abraham Paul, was born Dec. 11, 1819, and died near Drayton, Dooly co., Dec. 11, 1867. She joined the M. E. Church, South, in 1834. Enos Young

Rev. Isaac PITTS was born in Edgefield district, South Carolina in 1810 and died at his residence in Dooly County, Ga., 19th August. His parents removed to this state and settled in Jones County while he was a child. He was received into the Primitive Baptist Church, but was excluded from their communion on account of his more liberal views on the subject of missions. D. Blalock. Christian Index please copy.

Charles POWELL was born in Laurens County, January 27th 1810 and died at his residence in Dooly County, February 14th 1872. He was a son of James Powell, who immigrated to this county among the first settlers.

Rowland REDDING died on 24th of Nov 1872, in the sixty-seventh year of his life. In the beginning of last year he removed to his old home near Drayton, in Dooly County, where he soon afterward lost his wife. W. Knox

Mrs. S. M. REDDING, wife of Major Roland Redding and daughter of the late Rev. J. W. COOPER, of Wilkes County, Georgia, was born February 2d 1810 and died in Dooly County, February 20th 1872. Leaves children and grandchildren.

Daniel SMITH was born in Montgomery Co., Ga., in 1816, moved thence to Dooly co., where he joined the M. E. Church, South, at Friendship, in 1838. He finally married and settled on Swift Creek in Dooly Co., where he died Oct. the 2d 1868 of congestion of the brain. He leaves a wife and ten children. J. T. Johnson, P. C.

Joseph B. SMITH, son of G. L. Smith, died in Dooly Co., Ga., Oct. 6th 1868, aged 13 years and four days with typhoid fever. E. J. Rentz

Mrs. Susan L. TRULUCK, wife of Bryant Truluck, was born in North Carolina, April 1808; her maiden name was SHINES; she was first married to Mr. Henderson of North Carolina, who lived but a short time, and then she removed to Georgia, where she was married to Mr. Truluck, and settled near Vienna, Dooly County, where (the rest was not available)

William K. WALLACE died in Drayton, Dooly County, Ga., August 1st 1872, in the 33d year of his age.

Mrs. Silvia YOUNG, whose maiden name was Tarver, was born in Burke Co., Ga., October 2d 1797, and with her parents moved to Hancock County, where on 20th March 1816 she was married to Rev. Enos Young, with whom she lived for more than fifty-five years--having died suddenly in Dooly County, where she had lived for twenty five years. She leaves an aged husband and children.



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