News Tidbits

Contributed by Doug Harper

From the Cynthiana Democrat, Thursday, 5 January 1911

Miss Jane Watkins, aged 22, was burned to death at her home near Four Oaks. Her clothing caught fire from an open grate.

Ben Wolfe has been re-selected keeper of the poor house at salary of $600, an increase of $100 per year.

Born to wife of George Pribble, a daughter; to wife of Ira Marshall a daughter.

Married Charles Marquardt and Miss Lula McNay; A. T. Cummins and Miss Sallie Poston; Pearl K. Perkins and Miss Minnie Yelton; John O. McDowell and Miss Myrtle Brown.

Died Mrs. Albert Dougherty, aged 40; infant Son of Ingram Shelton; infant son of Linsey Gardner.

Elder J. W. Lemon married 80 couples in 1910.

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From the Cynthiana Democrat, Thursday, 2 February 1911

Died at Fowler, Kansas, William Ellis, 66, formerly of Pendleton; T. C. (Uncle Carr) Houston aged 81; Arthur McKinley, 23.

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From the Cynthiana Democrat, Thursday, 9 February 1911

Died; Mrs. Nancy Jane Williams, age 72; Mrs. Jane Wright, 69; Mrs. William Schutter, 42; Mrs. Mary Lawler, 94; Lawson Cox, 21; Thos. L. Cummins, 63; Mrs. Frank Kennedy, 74. Married: W. T. Stevens and Miss Cora Arnold.

Born to Mr. & Mrs. Clarence Rankin, twins, a son and a daughter; to Harper L. Abercrumbie, a son.

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From the Cynthiana Democrat, Thursday, 16 February 1911

Jesse Fields and Miss Bertha Courtney, both of Bachelorís Rest neighborhood, were married by Rev. T. C. Kerr, at his home in Falmouth Sunday afternoon. The groom is 19 and the bride is 16.

Married, Carlis Moore and Miss Lucy A Solhand.

Died: L. Pock, 75; George Calvert, 52; Carlos Harper, 6 Charles Ridgeway, mayor of Yellow Springs, OH, and half brother of N. C. Ridgeway, of Falmouth, died age 72.

Born to wife of Howard Browning near McKinneysburg, a daughter.

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From the Cynthiana Democrat, Thursday, 23 February 1911

Pendletonís assessment is $3,529,310.

E. L. Barnes bought 22 acres near Antioch Mills from J. F. Woolery.

Born at Hodgensville, to wife of Stanley B. Miller a daughter. The mother was formerly Miss Grace Kerr of Falmouth. At Covington, to wife of Frank M. Regan, a son.

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From the Cynthiana Democrat, Thursday, 2 March 1911

Married Miss Mary A. Houchen and Mr. Edmon T. Young; Miss Minnie Price and Mr. William Dennis of Havilandsville.

Died suddenly Elijah Flynn, age 43.

Born to wife of Rufus Dearborn a son; to Wife of Ransom Baynum, a son.

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From the Cynthiana Democrat, Thursday, 6 Apr 1911

William Pointer Kimbrough age 28 died; Thomas Sheehan age 17 died.

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From the Cynthiana Democrat, Thursday, 20 Apr 1911

Mrs. Malinda Myers, aged 99 died; Mrs. Mary Smith, age 42 died.

Mrs. Lucy Ann Dance, wife of A. J. Dance died age 84 near Bethel.

KENTUCKY HAS URBAN GROWTH

Place
1910
1900
Barlow 339 250
Cynthiana 3603 3257
Falmouth 1180 1134
Flemingsburg 1219 1268
Frankfort 10465 9487
Georgetown 4533 3823
Germantown 287 407
Lexington 35099 26369
Louisville 223,928 204,731
Maysville 6141 6423
Middlesboro 7305 4162
Mt. Sterling 3932 3561


Mrs. Lucy Ann Dance, wife of A. J. Dance died age 84 near Bethel.

(Picture of W. S. Haviland when he celebrated his 88th birthday on 29 March 1911.)

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

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