Saturday, December 14, 2013

Webster County News 1907

Even though there are no extant copies of Webster County, Kentucky newspapers from early in the 20th century, news of that county can be found in the newspaper of the adjoining county of Henderson. The following items appeared in the Henderson Daily Gleaner on Tuesday, 8 January 1907 and were reprinted from the Providence Enterprise.

Mr. Chas. A. Childs, of Lisman, and Miss Jimmie Lisman, formerly of this city, went to Madisonville Wednesday morning where they were quietly married at the Presbyterian parsonage by Rev. P.D. Tucker.

Mr. Arthur Johnson, of this city, and Miss Emma Easley were united in marriage on Christmas day at the residence of the bride's father, Mr. E.U. Easley, of the country, Esq. Headley Browning tying the knot. They are very worthy young people.

Louis Grantley, a young married man living near Clay, died last Sunday evening of consumption. The deceased leaves a widow and one child. Burial took place at White Oak church.

Ernest Dame Dunning, a well respected young man of the Corinth country, died on Christmas eve after five weeks of stomach trouble. The deceased was about twenty years old.

Mrs. Minerva Rutherford, widow of the late W.S. Rutherford, died at Nebo last Saturday morning. It will be remembered that her husband died suddenly while sitting at her bedside about four weeks ago. Mrs. Rutherford was a highly esteemed lady.

Mrs. Charles Miller died at her home in this city last Saturday night after a long illness of consumption.

The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Jackson, of Dixon, died on December 27.

Published 14 December 2013, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog,

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