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Southern Christian Advocate

1867-1878


 

Issue of January 25, 1867

Joseph Lawrence died near Lawrenceville, Ala., on the 21st October 1866 at about 66 years of age. He removed from Georgia to this State upwards of twenty years ago and settled in Henry Co., where he has lived ever since.... It may be said with emphasis, that he was the father of the community in which he lived, of the village which bears his name, and the Church of which he was a member.... W. K. Norton

 

Issue of April 2, 1873

Mrs. Ann Barbara McCants was born in Camden, S. C., November 14, 1794, and died at Orange Hill, the residence of Rev. John P. Margaret, near Eufaula, Barbour county, Ala., February 24, 1873. Mrs. McCants was the daughter of Mr. Daniel Carpenter, formerly a merchant of New York, who removed to Camden about the year 1792. About the year 1814 she was married to Mr. John McCants, a promising young merchant of Camden. He died about 1819 and left two lovely daughters. About the year 1828 she removed to Mount Ariel, now Cokesbury, S. C. About 1834, she removed to Houston county, Ga., near the town of Fort Valley, and took her aged mother under her care. Her here younger daughter was married. In 1844, Mrs. McCants was bereft of her eldest and only surviving daughter, and in 1849 her mother, Mrs. Lydia Carpenter, in the 82d year of her age. John P. Margart

 

Issue of July 2, 1873

Bryant Dixon died at the residence of his son, H. H. Dixon, in Macon county, Ga., May 31, 1873, in the eighty-ninth year of his age. He was a native of North Carolina and came to Georgia when a small boy. He resided first in Burke county, Georgia, then in Hancock, Putnam, Monroe, Sumter and Macon counties. R. W. Dixon

 

Issue of July 9, 1873

Abner McGehee, son of James and Mary McGehee, was born in Oglethorpe co., Ga., April 23, 1807, and died at Indian Springs, Ga., May 14, 1873. He was a steward at Eufaula, Ala., moved to Glennville, Ala., and later to Summerfield, Ala. His wife died May 27, 1864.

Issue of July 30, 1873

Mrs. Adeline P. Harvey died at her residence in Houston county, Georgia, 4th July 1873, aged 60 years and 6 months. She was a native of Putnam county, Ga.


 

 

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