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Cassville Standard "Principles not men" Editors W

Cassville Standard "Principles not men" Editors W. T. Wofford, Thomas F, Burke

Friday Feb 16th 1855

 

Newnan Osborne applies for letters of Administration of William Harris deceased Thomas A. Word Court of the Ordinary

 

Whereas Elijah Pinson & Newport Floyd applies for letters of Administration of George C. Pinson deceased Thomas A. Word Court of the Ordinary

 

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Cassville Female College

William A Rogers Professor of Physical Science, Math & Language

S.C. Edgeworth M. D. Professor of Physiology and Hygiene

William Scherzer Professor of Vocal and Instrumental Music

Miss Mary Breardon Instructress of Botany, French Drawing & Painting

Miss Mary E. Carlton Principal of Preparatory Department

 

Tax Digest February 15th 1855 Pick up your copy at Edward A Brown Marshall

 

Administrators Sale

Sold before the courthouse door at Cassville, Cass County Property of Jesse Dickerson deceased J. M. Parrott Administrator

 

Administrators sale property fo C. D. Terhune deceased land on Etowah river 2 1/2 miles from Kingston. The Mill Place consisting of 160 acres of land adjoining Two Run Creek with mill 1/2 a mile from Kingston in full operation and 1/2 a mile from the railroad, The Patton Place adjoining Solomon & Dodds Mill containing of 70 acres, 1/4 interest of the bird place on Etowah below home place containing 200 acres with all about 1200 acres. Balance can be paid 1/2 of Christmas 1855 and 1/2 by Christmas 1856 seek John Terhune at the mill. Administrator A. A. Terhune.

 

William Kirkpatrick applies for letters of Administration of Robert J. Taylor deceased Thomas A. Word Court of the Ordinary

 

Administrators Sale

Sold before the courthouse door at Cassville, Cass County  Land Lot 172 in the 5th district 3rd section of Cass County and a child named Caroline. Property of David C. Ayers deceased.

Z. H. Clardy Administrator

 

Febraury 22 1855

 

Article

Doctor Edgeworth permanently located in town. His store of drugs and Chemicals is the best we have ever seen.

 

March 1st 1855

 

Article

Copper in Cass

Messr's Haire, Patton & Co. sinking a shaft on Captain Feltons land 4 miles from this place have discovered one day last week a rich vein of blue oxide copper being very valuable about 70 parts copper. The Messr's Clardy is testing for copper on the farm of C.P. Waldrop about 3 miles away.

 

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Accident

2 coaches to convey passengers over the Etowah River was upset 3 days ago with a full load, several passengers were seriously injured but no lives were lost. The driver Billy Patterson was under the influence of the coach.

 

Article

Negro Stealing

man gave name as Vickner whose real name was Poole was arrested and locked in the calaboose. A former keeper of the Alabama Penitentiary stopped at the hotel and recognized Polle and his 2 boarders. He had a negro man and woman and has stole other negro's in the vicinity.

 

Hymeneal

Married at Lawrens Courthouse in South Carolina on the 6th by Rev D. Willis Col. James Milner of Cassville to Miss Susan M. Adamson of Lawrens S.C..

 

March 8th 1855

 

Hymeneal

John N. Dobbs on the banks of the Etowah River on the evening of the 1st by J. A. Howard J.P. Mr. Samuel H. Smith of Griffin, Ga. to Miss Sarah W. Leake of Cassville.

 

One negro Ned about 30 years old & land lots 99 & 100 levied to satisfy 4 fi fa's in favor of William Solomon vs Joseph Whitesides

 

Land lot 23 in the 15th district levied to satisfy a fi fa in favor of D. A. Crawford vs John Myhan

 

On lease brick store in Adairsville building of James Reid deceased one 2 horse wagon to satisfy a fi fa from Cass Inferior Court in favor of J. W. Parrot vs. Nataniel H. Harris, D. M. Hood & BHC Bomar Securities.

E.A. Brown Sheriff

 

March 15 1855

Article

New post office in Gilmer County at Town Creek F. M. Kitchens Postmaster (F. M. Francis Marion?)

 

Article

Marble Found in Cass

valuable marble bed discovered on the land of J. T. Rowland

 

Thursday March 22 1855

 

Article

Railroad Accident

The down train on state raod was thrown off the track near Calhoun. Evidence of gross neglect struck a cow with a cow catcher and proceeded 400 yards before slowing down. The cow met with some obstruction threw engine of the track. Someone is to blame.

 

Hymeneal

Married

On the 1st by L. P. McCox Esq. Mr. Kelsey Miller to Miss Mary Jones of Cass County

 

In Forsyth County on the evening of the 1st by Rev. T. M. Hawkins Col. S. B. David of Cherokee County to Miss Fanny E Harris of this former place.

 

Obituary

Died on the 10th of inflammatory fever Mrs. Nancy Hood consort of John B. Hood aged 60 years and the obituary will be next week.

 

In this place J. Albert Upshaw about 30 years old.

 

In White Sulphur Springs, Hall County Georgia on the 9th of Pneumonia Miss Mary E. Pace daughter of Paris Pace formerly of Oglethorpe County, Ga.

 

March 29th 1855

Article

New Regiments

Washington Union contains a list of Captains & Lieutenant's to 4 new regiments

First Regiment of Captain George T. Anderson, 2nd Lieutenant Mounted Volunteers in War with Mexico

1st Lieutenant Alfred Iverson Jr. if Georgia 3rd Lieutenant in War with Mexico

10th Regiment of Infantry Riflemen 1st Lieutenant Alfred Cumming of Georgia 2nd Lieutenant 16 July 1850 in 7th Infantry after service in the Indian Frontier, First Commission in 1849

Most appointments are civilian.

 

Hymeneal

Married

Dr, J.F. Alexander of Atlanta to G. J. Orme daughter of R. M. Orme of Atlanta

 

Mr. Maurice Lichtenstadt of Madison to Margret M. P. Johnson of Dekalb on the 20th.

 

Mr. Thomas Lee to Miss Nancy B. Bridges of Athens, Ga.

 

On the 18th James F. Eeds to Martha White all of Calhoun Ga.

 

Joseph Rodgers and Eliza S. Brown in Calhoun all of Gordon County

 

On Tuesday the 6th Mr. Warren D. Wood of Macon to Miss Sarah A. P. Mitchell of Hawkinsville.

 

On the 22nd Rev. David F. Smith of Whitfield to Miss Louisa R. Evans of Summerville

 

On the 14th in Cartersville Mr. George W. Maddox of Canton to Miss Emma Poole of England and the next day the happy couple left for England.

 

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Cartersville Lodge No. 186 F. A & M

Cassville March 21st 1855 in honor of John Albert Upshaw born in Elbert County. Committee Alonzo W. Church, M.L. Martin, Thomas A. Word

& Samuel Levy, Secretary

Obit for J.A. Upshaw died in Cassville on the 20th at 35th year of age.

 

Died Saturday Evening Last in Cassville Robert M. Linn age 41 years.

 

Died in Fairmount on the 8th Mr. William T. Robey age about 30 years.

 

 

April 5 1855

 

Hymeneal

Married

Married in Kingston, Ga. on the 21st by J. R. Couch Esq. Mr. Andrew Adair to Miss M. C. Barber all of Kingston.

 

In Adairsville on Sunday Morn Last Mr. John Carlon to Miss Analiza Cowan of Adairsville

 

On the 2nd inst. In Athens, Ga. by Rev. J. S. Key, Rev C.D. Cooper to Miss Hessie M. Jackson

 

Died

In Athens, Ga. on the 31st Mr. Moses Waddell at the age of 20 due to an extended Illness.

 

April 26 1855

 

Hymeneal

Married

 

Monday 30th last Mr. Joseph H. Pittman to Laura C. Word of Cassville

 

At the residence of Col. Lewis Tumlin on the Etowah River. On teusday with Rev. George Tumlin joined Mr. Samford Erwin to Miss Josephine Tumlin of Cass County

 

On the 29th Mr. C. A. Whaley to Miss Mollie J. Farrar all of Atlanta

 

On the 23rd Joseph B. Ripley of Savannah to Miss Mary Schoonmaker of Columbus, Ga.

 

On the 16th Col. A. M. Wallace of Maryville to Miss Francis G. Singleton of Dahlonega

 

June 2nd 1855

 

Hymeneal

Married

 

Married by Isham Alley Esq. on the 25th on the banks of the Etowah at the house of Joseph Bean Mr. W. T. Pounds of Columbia County Ga. to Miss Mary Bean of Cass

 

July 12 1855

 

Obituary

 

Died at the residence of son Mr. Benjamin Brantley near Cartersville on the 16th of June Mrs. Sarah Braswell Brantley at the age of 96. Native of Chatham County N.C. married to John Barntley of Deep River at the beginning if the Revolutionary War.

 

 

July 19 1855

 

Article

Homicide in Gordon.

Capt E. P. Howell of Resaca was killed in that place on Saturday the 7th by Matthew Copeland no particulars

 

Thursday September 13 1855

 

Hymeneal

Married

 

Married 17th district Thursday evening of the 6th by Rev. A. W. Buford Mr. Robert S. Phillips to Miss Sarah Jane, daughter of E.B. Pressley

 

Poem

Oh Married Love each heart shall own

When 2 congenial souls unite

Thy golden chains inlaid with dawn

Thy lamp with heavens own splendor bright

 

Married in Cass County on the 12th by Jacob McCarty Esq. Mr. F. A. Cox of Atlanta to Miss Sarah Stegall of Allatoona

 

In Cass on the 21st Mr. William Copeland to Miss Mary Ann Michner all of Cass County.

 

On the 2nd inst Mr. Samuel Huffstetler to Miss Lucinda House.

 

obituary

Died at her residence in Pike County Major D. A. Allen in the 74th Year. Major Allen was for several years a Cass resident and joined the Presbyterian Church in 1818 and an elder in 1819. One of Cassville's best citizens.

 

September 20 1855

 

Euharlee, Cass County

Sept 17 1855

Gentlemen, I have applied for honorable discharge from the Euharlee Lodge in the county and no longer of member of the Know Nothing Order. W. C. Spence

(Note: at the time the know Nothing party was growing in Georgia and their noted influence was through the Masonic lodges as a political forum)

 

Hymeneal

Married

On the 13th at the residence of Mrs. Leake in Cartersville by Reverend C. A. Crowell. Mr. Laban Ramsaur to Miss Cordellia P Brandon of Cartersville

 

Thursday Sept 27 1855

 

Article

Sad Accident

Larkin Reynolds age 15 accidentally shot by his older brother who did not realize the gun was loaded, emptied into his brothers abdomen who died almost instantly.

 

November 1st 1855

 

Obituary

 

Zachariah G. Turner of this county died at his residence Sunday last of typhoid fever. his loss was severely felt.

 

Died in Cassville on the 20th after an illness fo 36 hours with congestion of the lungs Mary Phebe, Daughter of Reverend W. H. & Mrs. G. W. Robert age 6 years 3 Months and nine days.

 

November 15 1855

 

Obituary

Death of Reverend Richard A Miller died at his residence in Cartersville on teusday evening last of typhoid fever. minister of the Presbyterian Church. Tribute of respect from the Cartersville Lodge in November 22nd

 

Died 8th inst Daniel Mosteller of typhoid fever at 56 years of age. A good man of the Baptist church leaving a greif stricken companion and 5 children.

 

November 22 1855

 

Hymeneal

Married

On the evening of the 15 inst by Rev. W. H. Felton Mr. Daniel Hawkins to Mrs. Louisa Rogers. they had a beautiful cake.

 

Executors sale

to be sold January 1856

Property of Martin Stidham

 

1 Negro man Squire 47 years old

1 Negro man Lee 26 years old

1 Negro man Jerry 26 years old

1 Negro man Tillman 26 years old

1 Negro man Mat 21 years old

1 Negro boy Jack 14 years old

1 Negro boy George 6 years old

1 Negro boy Cicero 4 years old

1 Negro woman Ann 49 years old

1 Negro woman Hannah 29 years old & child

1 Negro woman Betsy 27 years old & child

1 Negro woman Lecy 25 years old & child

1 Negro woman Eliza 17 years old

1 Negro girl Margret 7 years old

1 Negro girl Frances 4 years old

1 Negro girl Queen 3 years old

 

Terms 20th day of November 5th

Executioners Elihu Stidham, Simon Stidham & Thomas A. Ansley

 

Thursday Nov 29th 1855

 

Hymeneal

Married

Married on the 18th inst by William T. Flemming, Mr. William Freeman to Miss Francis Fiendley all of Cherokee County Ga.

 

December 6th 1855

 

Hymeneal

Married Wed Morn 31st

by Rev G.C. Bernheun

David B Clayton of Charleston S.C. to Miss Elwanda Ann eldest daughter of William Rhomas of Massachusetts.

 

On the 1st by J.A. Howard J.P. Mr. J. Mullinax to Miss Cassandra Pursor of Gordon County

 

Died

On Monday January 29th at Ellijay Sarah Jane Daughter of Jacob S. Dumin age 2years 3months.

 

Thomas A. Word Court of the Ordinary

 

Administration of sale for W.C. Guyton deceased. W.P. Smith applies for letters of Administration Feb 1st 1855

 

Elijah Lumpkin, letters of guardianship over persons and property of Harriet L. McGuire. Orphan of Nancy L. McGuire deceased Jan. 8 1855

 

Elizabeth Brown ,letters of guardianship over persons and property of Harriet L. McGuire. Orphan of Nancy L. McGuire deceased Jan. 8 1855.

 

Administrators Sale

Sold before the courthouse door at Cassville, Cass County on the first Tuesday in March. Land Lot 148 in the 6th district 3rd section of Cass County. Property of Willis Smith deceased.

Archibald M. Covington Administrator

 

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STAGE COACH, TALKING ROCK, ELLIJAY & DUNNS FERRY FOR DUCKTOWN & COPPER MINES.

Stages leave Cassville every Monday & Friday morning. Stage offices at Lattimers hotel, Cassville and Cottage Hall in Elijay by B.A. Freeman. Buy your tickets at Atlanta or Cass Depot. J.S. Dumm prop

 

Cass Sheriff Sales

9 bags of cotton, one gray mule, one bay mule, levied to satisfy 2 fi fa's, One in favor of James Dickerson and the other in favor of J.F. Sproull & Co. Vs. James C. Jones.   

"A writ of fieri facias (Fi-Fa) is an order which is issued by a judge and directs the levy officer to seize the property of the named defendant.  The elements of form for a writ of fieri facias are decided and set out by the Georgia Supreme Court."

 

Lot of land in 17th district 3rd section known as plantation of the defendant Enoch B. Pressley vs John Pinkerston.

 

2 horse wagon and 2 horses, One a sorred and the other a bay & one sorred mule levied to satisfy a fi fa, in favor of Alexander C. Gunn vs John Daniel & John R. Bradford security on appeal.

 

Land lot 526 levied to satisfy a fi fa in favor of William Solomon vs P.G. Drummond

 

House lot on East side of railroad known as the Grocery House at Cass Station levied to satisfy a fi fa from Cass Inferior Court in favor of Alexander C. Gun vs Asa Crow.

 

250 bushels of corn, more or less, levied to satisfy 2 fi fa's from Cass Inferior Court in favor of George W. Towns Governor vs William Dobbs & Henry A. Clemmons, the other in favor of the Cfficers of the Court vs. Henry A. Clemmons

 

4 bags of cotton and 1 buggy levied to satisfy 3 fi fa's from Cass Inferior Court one in favor of Sullivan & Erwin one in favor of D.M. Hood & the other in favor of Clardy Ayers & Co. vs Green B. Richards

 

3000 feet of lumber, 1 yoke of oxen, 1 cow, 1 calf, 1 ox wagon, 2 hogs to satisy a distress warrant. E.T. Smithson Vs. Absolom King

 

Defendant interested in house in Cartersville, lot house of J.P. Johnson levied to satisfy a fi fa from Cass Superior Court in favor of Bartholomew, Tiffany & Company vs Miles J. Murphy

 

Lot of Land #160 in 21st District in 2nd Section levied to satisfy a fi fa in favor of Daniel Welch vs. Ephriam Coleman.

 

Tract of land numbers not known 17th district in 3rd section plantiff of defendant levied to satisfy a fi fa in favor of George S. Black vs James McGinnis.

 

Tract of land #584 levied to satisfy 2 fi fa's from Green County in favor of Miller Chamberlin & Co. vs F.C. McKinnley.

 

Lot of Land #168 in 15th District in 3rd Section on the West side of railroad known as the Grocery House of Hamilton & Norrel also lot 25 in Adairsville  levied to satisfy a fi fa in favor of Davis, Kolb & Fanning co. vs. Samuel M. Norrel

 

1500 lbs of bacon levied to satisfy a fi fa in favor of Patton & Trimble vs Johnathan H Whitesides.

 

One Wagon levied to satisfy a fi fa from Cass Inferior Court in favor of J.W. Parrot vs. N.H. Harris & D.M. Hood & BHC Bomar Securities

 

Land Lot 122 in 16th district to satisfy a fi fa from Cass Superior Court in favor of Silas B. Seay vs James O Scott

 

One store house and lot in the town of Adairsville on the east side of the railroad known as the store house of the defendant levied to satisfy 2 fi fa's from Cass Superior Court in favor of Samuel McDow & the other from Gwinnett Superior Court in favor of Vivian Holms vs. Henry J. Arnold.

 

A portion of Land Lot 168 on the west side of the railroad known as the Grocery House also lot #25 and also lot 2 of the Bomar Range property of E.L. Hamilton and Samuel M. Norrel levied to satisfy fi fa's in favor of Matilda Townsend vs E.L Hamilton & Archibald Miller, One in favor of John McDow & one in favor of Abraham Tate Administrator vs E.L. Hamilton. One in favor of Davis, Kolb & Fanning Vs. Hamilton & Norrel.

 

One house in Adairsville known as property of defendant to satisfy a fi fa from Cass Inferior Court in favor of H. J. Arnold vs R. H. McCall.

 

2 lots of land #1073 & #1088 in the 21st district levied to satisfy 2 fi fa's in favor of William H Howard vs James S. Jett & Solomon J. Knotts & the other William H. Howard vs Solomon J. Knotts

 

William Hays applies for letters of Administration of George Thomas deceased 6th October 1854 Thomas A. Word Court of the Ordinary

 

Lot of Land 21st District in 2nd Section known as the Davis House levied to satisfy a fi fa from Cass Superior Court in favor of Thomas D. Perkinson vs Davis House.

 

3 lots of land #101, 102 & 104 in the 6th district 3rd section levied to satisfy 2 fi fa's one in favor of Matilda Townsend vs. William M. Denman and the other Cass Superior Court vs William M. Denman.

 

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