Bartow County Genealogical Society
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
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
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
William Kirkpatrick applies for letters of Administration of
Sold before the courthouse door at Cassville,
Z. H. Clardy Administrator
Febraury 22 1855
Doctor Edgeworth permanently located in town. His store of drugs and Chemicals is the best we have ever seen.
March 1st 1855
Copper in Cass
Patton & Co. sinking a shaft on Captain Feltons land 4 miles from this pl
man gave name as Vickner whose real name was
Married at Lawrens Courthouse in
March 8th 1855
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
E.A. Brown Sheriff
March 15 1855
New post office in
Marble Found in Cass
valuable marble bed discovered on
Thursday March 22 1855
The down train on state raod was
thrown off the tr
On the 1st by L. P. McCox Esq. Mr.
Kelsey Miller to Miss Mary Jones of
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 pl
In White Sulphur Springs, Hall
County Georgia on the 9th of Pneumonia Miss Mary E. P
March 29th 1855
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
1st Lieutenant Alfred Iverson Jr. if
Georgia 3rd Lieutenant in War with
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.
Dr, J.F. Alexander of
Mr. Maurice Lichtenstadt
Mr. Thomas Lee to Miss Nancy B. Bridges of
On the 18th James F. Eeds to
Martha White all of
Joseph Rodgers and Eliza S. Brown in Calhoun all of
On Tuesday the 6th Mr. Warren D. Wood of
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
Cartersville Lodge No. 186 F. A & M
Cassville March 21st 1855 in honor of John
Albert Upshaw born in
& 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
In Adairsville on Sunday Morn Last Mr. John Carlon to Miss Analiza Cowan of Adairsville
On the 2nd inst. In
April 26 1855
Monday 30th last Mr. Joseph H. Pittman to Laura C. Word of Cassville
At the residence of Col. Lewis Tumlin on the
On the 29th Mr. C. A. Whaley to Miss Mollie J. Farrar all of
On the 23rd Joseph B. Ripley of
On the 16th Col. A. M. Wall
June 2nd 1855
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
July 12 1855
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
July 19 1855
Homicide in Gordon.
Capt E. P. Howell of Res
Thursday September 13 1855
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
Oh Married Love e
When 2 congenial souls unite
Thy golden chains inlaid with dawn
Thy lamp with heavens own splendor bright
In Cass on the 21st Mr. William Copeland
to Miss Mary Ann Michner all of
On the 2nd inst Mr. Samuel Huffstetler to Miss Lucinda House.
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
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
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
Larkin Reynolds age 15
November 1st 1855
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
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
On the evening of the 15 inst by Rev. W. H. Felton Mr. Daniel Hawkins to Mrs. Louisa Rogers. they had a beautiful cake.
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 J
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
Married on the 18th inst by William T. Flemming,
Mr. William Freeman to Miss Francis Fiendley all of
December 6th 1855
Married Wed Morn 31st
by Rev G.C. Bernheun
David B Clayton of
On the 1st by J.A. Howard J.P. Mr. J. Mullinax
to Miss Cassandra Pursor of
On Monday January 29th at Ellijay Sarah
Jane Daughter of J
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.
Sold before the courthouse door at
Archibald M. Covington Administrator
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
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 f
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
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
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.
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 b
One Wagon levied to satisfy a fi fa from
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.