6 July 1843
Died. 28 June,at Rollin's Chalybeate Springs,Meriwether Co...Mrs Martha
Lovett,wife of Napoleon B.Lovett..age 30 ..Native of Screwn Co..
13 July 1843
6 July by J.R.Kendrick...John S.Ingraham to Miss Eleanor Fleming....
11 July..by Rev. S.G.Bragg..John T. Harbaun to Miss Gertrude
Houston Co. 6 July..by Mitchell Brown esq..Martin Kendrick to Miss Eliza
Died; Vineville...4 July Mrs. Eliza Sims dau of Joseph Smith ,wife of
John H.Simms age 29..
Mr Holmes' School,Hayneville ,Houston Co.
Dr. Charles West
William L. Coalson esq
John A. Rentz
Eli Warren esq
Dr. G.W.C. Trezevant
20 July 1843
"The Columbus Argus" to William L.Jeter and is united with the
Jones Co. 1 July H.F.Williams, age 40
At Pindertown,Dooly Co. 18 July..William J.Foard esq..age 32..
Property of Williams Phillips...Signed David M.Phillips,John
Property of Francis Allen...signed John D.Winn..adrm'
Property of John Rushin..Signed William Rushin,John
10 Aug. 1843
Justices of Inferior Court
John McLure,who died suddenly the previous night...The verdict of the
jury was,that he came to his death by an apoplectic fit..Age about
35..had been emplyed by James R Butts,for several years..
Died.Sumter Co. 12 July Joseph Douglass.age 75..Native of Mecklinburg
Co.NC..among the first settlers of Monroe Co..
17 Aug. 1843
Married 10 Aug. by Rev. Anthony. Thomas Richards to Miss Caroline A.
In Vineville.. 10 July. by J.C.Postell,Samuel P. Jones of Houston Co. to
Miss Elizabeth C. dau of the late Col. William Nixon...
Killed...James Johnson,of Russell Co. Al. by lighting while crossing the
bridge in this city(Columbus) 18 Sept...
At Lanier,Macon Co. 10 Sept..Dr. John J.Miller
Grand Jury..Sept term 1843
Jojn L. Marlin
Randolph M. Gilbert
Thomas M. Speer
signed. E.G. Cabaniss, Clerk...Z.E.Harman, Solicitor General
William D. Rainey is a candidate for Reciever of Tax Returns of Bibb
Co.,in the next election..
John H. Offut,,,same as above...
28 Sept. 1843
19 Sept...at the house of Mrs. Nancy J. Jordan,Crawford Co. by Rev.
William T.Shirley to Miss Ann T.Jordan (dau of Nancy)..
At the home of his son,James Horsley esq..Valentine Horsley,,age
85...Born in Maryland.At age of 15 removed to VA..Served Rev.War....
Thomas W. Anderson,dec'd...signed M.H.Bunn Admr'...
At a meeting of the Irish Citizens..
5 Oct. 1843
In Vineeville 28 Sept. by Rev. J.R.Kendrick..Gen Elias Beall to Mrs. Ann
3 Sept...by Rev. S.G. Bragg..John Hollingsworth Jr. to Miss Mildred
In Russell Co. al. 28 Sept.. by Rev. R.T.Marks...James V.Jones..esq of
Burke Co. to Miss Elizabeth,youngest dau of the late Joel Hurt,esq...
30 Sept. Allen L.Luce,native of new Bedford, Mass.for several years a
resident of this city...
1 Oct....Mrs.Elizabeth Washington,wife of George H.Washington..
27 Sept..Jones Co. Thomas Lowe..age 48..
13 Sept. Russell Co.Al...Jonathan A. Huns.esq...age about 42..formerly
of this city,and the first sheriff of Bibb Co..
In this county,
At the home of his brother ,Lewis Beddingfield ,,Robert Beddingfield,of
Lowndes Co Miss.age about 50 .. formerly a merchant of Twiggs Co.
At his home,near Monticello,Fla...2 Oct. Co. John A. Cuthbert,age 54...
Lot # 303/1dist...property of Josiah Kinghton...in favor of Hiram B.
Alexander N.Stuckey,security...signed E.H.Hicks.. sheriff
24 Aug. 1843
Irwin Bullock,appiled for letter of Admr' on estate of Daniel
Hughes..Signed Benjamin E. Myrick.C.C.O.
Edmund Barnard of admr'.. on estate of John Barnard..signed..Myrick
At the home of Mrs. Sarah Cabansis,Jones Co. 17 Aug. 1843 by James Gray
esq..Robert O. Moreland to Miss Sarah H. dau of the late Harrison
Houston Co. by Rev. Isaiah Langley...D.Porter Everett..to Miss
Henrietta A.Callaway..dau of Edward Callaway,of Monroe...
Lot # 219/2 dist...property of Frances Commander...in favor of Bond &
William Campbell D.Sheriff
Property of Peter B. Hopkins,late of Norfork Co.VA...Signed Thomas
Property of George R.Clayton...signed..P.A.,George R. and
7 Sept 1843
Dooly Co. 3 Sept. of measles...Arthur A.Morgan age 42,late judge of the
Thomaston,Upson Co.10 Oct. George Cary esq..Member of Congress...
Macon Co.29 Aug. John Hinnon,esq..age 60
Property of Robert Coleman..signed William M.Pope,and John G.
Property of Jane Eldridge..signed Sarah Eldridge..adm'x...
Property of H.W.Griffith...signed Nancy M.Griffith admx'..
20 April 1843
Charles R.Rothe..13 April...about 4 miles from Culloden,Monroe
Co....supposed to be a traveling German painter....
Married..11 April by Rev. Jonathan Neel,..James M.Davis of Twiggs,Co. to
Miss Obedience A. Tharp.of Bibb Co.
In Thomaston..13 April..by Thomas Beall esq..Willaim H.Sterling of
Troup,Co.. to Miss Mary A.M. dau of Col.E.W. Womble...
12 April, by Rev. Anthony.. A.C.Morehouse..of Syracuse NY...to Miss
Rebecca Morgan of Macon..
Died.. At Mount Meigs,Al. 19 April ..Gen James C.Watson..of
Columbus..His remains were brought to Columbus for interrement...
4 May 1843
Married..30 April by Rev. F.Miller..James Lawrence King of
Charleston,SC..to Miss Sarah Ann ..eldest dau of Maj. A.B.Adams...
2 May... by Rev. Kendrick..Isham D.Sledge to Miss Maria A.,dau of
11 May 1843
9 May by Rev. Murphy..Jackson Barnes to Miss Mary Degnan...
5 May..at his home in Twiggs Co. Gen. Ezekiel Wimberly..age 60..He
served as a Col. in War 1812..
All .indebeted to the estate of John Stovall,dec'd,must make immediate
payment..Signed John S. Williams Admr'.
8 June 1843
At Athens 25 May...by Rev. Hoyt D.D....John J. Gresham esq,mayor of this
city..to Miss Mary E. dau of Thomas W.Baxter esq...
Estate sale...Macon Co...
estate of McKinney Melton...for the purpose of laying off and
assingning unto Harriet Melton,widow...her dower...
15 June 1843
Bank of Hawkinsville
has been removed to Macon...directors
Married..8 May..by Rev. Anthony..E.R.Pease,of Henry Co. to Miss Martha
E.Curd,of this city...
Died.. In this city.....Mrs. Louisa Long..age 72,widow of Major Evans
Long of Baldwin Co..
Upson Superior Court
Libel for Divorce
Permelia Owens vs Nicholas Owens...
Simeon L. Stevens
Nathan C. Munroe
Lot # 192/30 dist..proverty of Thomas J.Baisden,in favor of Mark
Lot # 43/28 dist..property of James Spivey..in favor of James R.Rouse.
Lot # 226/28 dist...property of Thomas M. Mann..in favor of Thomas
A tribute by the Upson Cavalry,to the memory of John Z.Trice.13 may
1843...was signed by..Carey W.Allen and George L.F.Birdsong..
Died in Millgedgeville..22 June..George Steele..about 31 years...
Warren W.Edge...signed Marlin Edge..Admr'.
23 Feb. 1843
15 Feb. 1843..by Rev. W.W.Ronerson..George Sanders of Crawford Co. to
Miss Catharine M.Stubbs,of Bibb.
14 Feb. by Rev. Arnold..Franlklin S. Jenkins,of Eatonton,Putnam Co. to
Miss Martha A. Jackson of Hillsboro,Jasper Co.
Twiggs Co. 11 Jan. Edmund Hodges,age about 79 years..
Lot in 28 dist..property of Wells Joiner, in favor of Aldred R.Harvey
and James M.Barron;John Joiner security..
Lot # 27/27 dist..property of James Bulter..in favor of Ezekial
Lot # 170/11 dist ..poperty of John Coker..in favor of Centrak Bank of
Signed Samuel Caraway,D.Sheriff.
13 negros..property of Jesse D. Harris..in favor of David
R.Evans.assignee of J.D.Winn
signed George M.Duncan , sheriff.
6 negros..property of Samuel H. Harris in favor of Evans
We are authorized to announce John K.Harman,as candidate for Clerk of
the inferior Court.
Monroe Co. 9 March..Anderson Dedding,Rev. Soldier..age 80..Native of VA.
removed to Ga. in 1782.
Carey W. Allen
Thos. T. Wyche
James W. Hightower
signed P.E.Bowdre,Clerk Z.E. Harman,Solicitor
23 March 1843
Monroe Co. 19 Feb. Simeon Brooks..age 28..wife and 2 children....
Lot # 169/26 dist ..property of Benjamin Jenkins,,in favor of James K.
Lot # 40/26 dist..property of Freeman Allen,,in favor of Coleman
Property of estate of James Wadsworth...signed.. Isaac Wadsworth Admr'
13 April 1843
Lowndes Co.Miss. 31 March,,Mrs Elizabeth Griffen,wife of L.L.Griffen...
Married.In Clinton 9 April by Rev. J.H. Campbell..William G.Starks.of
Alabama to Mrs. Mary T.Spinks of Clinton...
11 April,in Macon Co..Shadrack R.Felton to Miss Lavinia,dau of Major
Grand Jury March term
Wiley T. Wilkes
signed William O. Greene,Clerk Adam A.
following were appointed Commissioners of health for the year of 1843
Geo. T. Rogers
Signed A.R.Freeman, city clerk of Macon
5 Jan. 1843
22 Dec. 1842..by Rev. William H.Ellison, Thomas J. Cater to Miss Amelia
4 Jan. 1843 Newel Bud to Mrs. Jane Kimbro..
At the home of James T.White..21 Dec..by Rev. C.Trussell..Turner
Smith.to Miss E.A. Odom...
26 Dec.. John C.Rylander age 72,formerly of Effingham Co.
17 Dec..Rev Graham,Pastor of the Roman Catholic Church.age 34...
Monroe Co... Property belonging to the estate of Abednego
Turner,dec'd..Signed Meshack Turner,Abel Tatom,admr's..
Irwin Co.. Property belonging to the estate of George
Harper,dec'd...Signed George R. and Micajah Harper..admrs'..
Upson Co. Property belonging to the estate of Amos Rose,dec'd..
Signed..James Adams Admr'...
Bibb Co. one negra man..property of Levi Calhoun..in favor of Tracy
&Gresham;William M.Hill,John A.Robinson and Joseph Holliman,security,...
Macon Co. Lot # 40/15 dist..property of Giles B.Taylor...in favor of
the Bank of GA..pointed out by John M.Giles..
Lot # 35/13 dist..property of John H. Sturdivant..in favor of James
Bowie,pointed out by William H. Robinson..
Monroe Co. 8 acres land adj.. Benjamin Watkins..property of Norman
Bryan..in favor of Ogletree Raiford..levy made by R.M.Gilbert..
Simeon L. Stevens
Leonard T.Doyal applies for letters of adm'r...on estate of Alexander
Hazel Lunesford tolls before Robert Brown JP..one horse.Appraised by
Mead Lesueur.and Archibald Benton..signed E.G.Cabaniss D.C.I.C.
At the home of Mrs Mary Cotten,in Monroe Co. 16 Jan 1843..by
J.R.Kendrick..John J.B.Hoxey of Columbus to Miss Caroline E.Cotten..
Four negroes..property of Lewis Davis..in favor of George Moore..signed
Jones Co. William R. May applies for letters of admr' on estate of
John Simmons,dec'd..signed .Charles Macarty C.C.O
at the house of Dr. R.A.Nash in Twiggs Co. 1 Jan 1843..William St.Leger
Musgrave..from Liverpool,England.. a school teacher in this state for 20
The following persons have been subscribers of the "Messenger:
continously since it began in 1823.....
John W. Cowart,formerly of Jefferson Co/ now in Sumter,Co.
Robert Collins -Macon
Dr. Nathan Tucker,now of Laurens Co.
Francis H. Godfery,dec'd..continued by his widow
William N. Harman..Jefferson Co., now of Washington Co.
John Murphey of Jefferson Co.,now Harris co.
Gen. E. Wimberly of Twiggs co.
ColThomas M. Berrien of Waynesboro..
Zachariah Holloman,Bibb Co.,now Crawford ,Co
In Houston Co. 2 Feb.by Rev. James Hudson....Custis B.Nottingham
M.D...late of VA.. to Rebecca Frances,dau of Hezekiah Thomson,esq....
21 Jan.1843 by Rev. B.M.Sanders..B.F.Tharp of Twiggs Co. to Miss Martha
A.Jackson og Greene Co.
In Russell Co,Al.5 Nov. Benjamin Odom..age 29
Stewart Co.GA 10 Nov. at the home of S.Harrell.....Reuben
92...Served Rev War. in North and South Carolina...Left a large family..
Morgan Co.GA..Alvan Myhand,admr' of James Myhand..has appilied for
letters of dismission from the estate...Signed E.L.Wittich, Ordinary..
29 Nov. 1843
Married..19 Nov. by Rev. J.P Dickerson..at Centerville,Talbot
County..T.B.Gordan to Miss J.E. dau of J. and S.Tooke..
Harris Co. GA..Asenath Bowles ..appiled for letters of Admr' ..estate of
Sumter Co.GA. Sarah McDonald appiled for letters of admr'. Estate of
Angus McDonald..Signed. Edmund Nunn,ordinary
Died.. In Russell Co. Al.. 25 Nov..Frances Caroline,wife of Capt
Jeremiah T.Cloud..age 30.leaves 4 small children....
Lots # 15,16/3 dist..live stock and feed...property of Sarah Estes..in
favor of Matthew H.Myrick..Collin R. Lockett,sheriff.
Married..12 Dec.in this city..by Rev. Goulding..Thomas Dann to Miss
Lots # 91,92/12 dist...property of William Hensley,,in favor of
Lot # 2.11 dist..property of Stephen Ward..in favor of E.H.Strickland vs
Jehial Watson and said Ward,endorser..
20 Dec. 1843
Married..7 Dec..at the home of Sterling Bass SR. by Rev. William D.
Cairnes..J.Randolph Spalding of McIntosh Co. to Miss Mary D.Bass of
Russell Co; Al.
Died,,In Milledgeville..22 Nov. Robert Christian,,age about 46...A
native of Lynchburg VA. Been a resident of this place 23 years...
In Marion Co. by R.T.Marks,, 11 Dec. William A. Whigam o Miss Sarah
Jane,dau of James Bigham esq...
At the house of DR. Gorman near Talbotton 11, Dec.. by Rev. T.F.
Montgomery..Andrew J.Orr of Macon to Miss Susan A.McCloud,neice of
Meriwether Co. 19 Dec. by Rev. Wallace..Benjamin F. Howard,attorney,of
Crawford,Al. to Miss Caroline C. dau of the late Dr. H.H.Tigner..
Near Lumpkin 19 Dec.by Rev.Stigall..Edmund J. Harris of LaGrange to Miss
Martha Ann,,dau of Judge Bryan of Stewart Co.
12 Dec..by Rev.N.Smith..Robert Scandrett to Miss Mary G. Mathews,both of
Eufaula,Barbour Co. Al..17 Nov.. Mrs Lucy Wellborn,wife of Gen.William
Eufaula ,Al. 20 Nov. Mrs Caroline E.Cochran,consort of John
Cochran,esq..only dau.of Gen.William Wellborn..
Russell Co.Al..6 Dec..Kirbee Goolsby.esq..age 58.. Was raised in
Oglethorpe Co.. and emigrated from Meriwether Co...
At the house of Joel Hood in Harris co. 14 Dec.Mrs Martha Hood..age 47..
9 Nov. by E.B. Griffin,esq..James McDaniel to Miss Sarah,dau of
at the same time...James Bustian to Miss Elizabeth Frazier
James Donaldson to Miss Martha Ann,dau of James
by Rev. William D.Martin..John Morrison to Miss
Near Augusta 11 Nov. William W.Garrard of Columbus GA..to Miss Isabel
F.Urquhart of Augusta..
In Corinth 5 Nov. at the house of Allen Williams by
F.D.Palmer,esq...Major F.Hamit of Troup Co. to Miss Lucinda Walston,of
the former place.
In Cuthbert Randolph Co.GA..9 Nov. by Martin H.Brown..Edward McDonald to
Miss Eliza H. dau of James L.Ross.
7 Nov. 1843..by D.D.Ridenhour..John S.Marris of Harris Co. to Miss
Martha A,, dau of James Cook..Muscogee Co.
At Sherwood,near Waynesville,Wayne Co. 26 Oct. by Rev.
McIntosh..L.C.Plant esq..of Macon to Miss Elizabeth M.dau of
At Harrison,NJ..18 Oct. by Rev. Samuel L. Southard..Rev. Rufus
M.White,late of Buffalo NY..now of Milledgeville,to Miss Elozabeth M.
dau of Judge Stryker of the former place...
In Athens,GA..3 nov. by Rev.William Arnold..Smallwood P.Allison,of
Gadsden Co.Fla..to Miss Oliver P. dau of Lewis H. Linch of Putnam Co.GA.
25 Oct. 1843
17 Oct.1843...by Rev. Payne...William S. Adams of Russell Co. Al. to
Miss Julia A.Minter of this city...
In New York ,12 Oct. by Rev. Chase..Thomas S.Carr of this city...to Miss
Mary Elizabeth Jones of New York...
In Greenville,Meriwether Co. 17 Oct,1853...by Rev. L.W.Corbin..Stephen
Willis of Greene Co. to Miss Mary Elizabeth ,only dau of Nathan
In the same place 18 Oct... by Rev. William D.Martin..John Simington of
Green Co. to Miss Catharine A. Jossey..
Meriwether Co. 19 Oct. by Rev. William D.Martin...Col A.C.Garry..to Miss
Frances C. eldest dau of Major William Low..
LaFayette,Chambers Co. Al. 16 Oct 1843..Mrs. Augusta A.Walker..age
47..relict of the late John Walker of Morgan Co. Al.
also at the same place,13 Oct.1843 ,Oscar M.Willis,son of the above..age
Muscogee Co. Henry Crew..appiles for letters of adm'r....estate of
Margaret Ann Crew...signed N.McLester,ordinary
1 Nov. 1843
At the home of Col Van Leonard, 26 Oct. 1843...by Rev.Lovick
Pierce..William E.Love to Miss Carolina Louisa,eldest dau of Hon.James
At Fort Gaines 15 Oct..by Rev. Mr.Purifoy..Christopher C.Green to Mrs.
27 Oct. at his Mother home in Russell Co. Al...John D.Redd..age 45..
At his home in Franklin Co. 17 Oct. Rev.Dozier Thornton..age about
100..leaves widow and many children...
Stolen.one horse..from me at Salem,Russell Co.Al. about 1 Sept. I will
give $5 reward...signed G.W.Dallas,Salem...
Lot # 72,71/3 dist..property of Thomas Bolls..in favor of Robert
Lot # 295/5 dist...property of Charles Toney..in favor of Benjamin Story
Lot where Nancy Hamilton now lives..7 dist..property of of Moses
Hamilton...in favor of William G.Prichard vs Reuben Phillips and Robert
C.Fain,executors of the estate of Moses Hamilton,dec'd..
8 Nov. 1843
31 Oct.1843 by Rev. Noah Smith..Robert W.Greene of Russell Co.Al.to
Miss Mary Ann,dau of Samuel Quarles esq..of Stewart Co.
24 Oct.. by Noah Smith ..Thomas Gilbert,Jr. to Miss Elizabeth P.
Ramey,all of Stewart Co.
Died..William J.Vincent of Charleston SC..in this city...
24 Oct...Mrs M.L.Reed..consort pf Murray Reed..age 30..left one small
Talbot Co. Joel Hough tolls before me H.H.Hammock,JP..0ne
horse...appraised by John Childers,Micaajah Long..signed Henry Jones,
Talbot Co...Thomas P.Jackson tolls before me G.B.Clay JP..one
horse,appraised by Seaborn L.Dean...
22 Nov. 1843
22 Oct. 1843..by E.LVardeman esq..Pendleton Fuller to Miss Miller..
Mr. Jones F.Miller to Miss Brown..22 Oct.1843
2 Nov....James Porch to Miss Martha O.Spratlin
same day and place...Wiley Ellis to Miss Sibby Gilmore..
''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' Joseph Nail
to Miss Watson
7th Nov in Greenville,bt Hon. James Render.Robert H.Taylor,esq..to Miss
Eppsey A. dau. of Thomas E.Hardaway,esq..
27 June 1844
Robert M. Jackson files for dismission from estate of Mary
Drakeford Lee Trammell applies for letters of admr' on estate of Josiah
Daniel Bullock,dec'd.. signed Irwin Bullock,Henry G.Ross..adm'r...
Lot # 113/15 dist..property of Alexander Johnson in favor of Elijah
Lot # 192/13 dist..property of James Patton..in favor of Jeremiah
Wilcher; security Eldridge H.Calhoun..
7 acers in Vineville adj. P.Solomon and Leroy Napier..property of of
Thomas Hardeman..in favor of Commercial Bank ofMacon...
11 July 1844
Reuben B.Davis..signed William L. Johnson Adm'r...
Braxton Bird and Electra Ann Bird applies for letters of admr' on estate
of James Bird...
Ezra Johnston files for dismission from the estate of David
18 July 1844
Married..St Mary's Ga. 10 July by Rev. Baird..Miles G.Stephens of this
place to Miss Letitia S. Aldrich dau of Dr.W.Aldrich...
In this city..at th Floyd House..15 July 1844.. James H.Wilson...about
35 years...A paper he had ..was dated Savannah,10 July..signed Andrew
Folliard,recommending him to the attention of William H.Crawford esq..of
Died..16 July Jonathan B.Morrell,book binder formerly of New Haven
Conn. age about 40 years...
Charles F. Pattillo
25 July 1844
property of Robert Coleman...signed William M.Pope..John
Dr. B.L.Franklin age about 26,formery of this city...killed at a mining
establishment in Cherokee Co.by the machinery in the works....
1 Aug. 1844
Savannah..20 July...Mrs. Martha Ann White wife of Joseph A. White of
this city..age 24...
0ne lot 28 dist..property of Wells Joiner..in favor of James M.Barron
and Alfred R.Harvey;John Joiner Sec...
15 Aug. 1844
7 Aug. by Rev. S.G.Bragg..George Payne to Miss Emily H.Simms dau of
Frederick Sims esq,all of this city...
7 Aug. 1844
By Rev.John Hedricks..Col. Jeremiah Leak of marietta,GA. to Miss Mary
T.Swift of Morgan Co...
22 Aug. 1844
Married 14 Aug.
Greenville,Meriwether Co. Marcus A. Johnson esq. of this city to Miss
Juvernia Rose,dau of David C. Rose.esq..
19 Aug. Anderson Rice esq,an old and esteemed citizen...
29 Aug. 1844
Married.. 20 Aug. by Rev. C.F.Sturgis.Benjamin F.Taylor to Miss Mary F.
Durham ,all of Monroe County..
Lucas McCall,age about 37.Was a native of Lebanoa,Conn..A reident of
this vicinity for several years...
Died 18 Aug. in Culloden,Monroe Co. ..Major Henry S.Cotten..age 25...
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