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A Horrid Tragedy

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The Daily Bee
Sacramento, Thursday March 5, 1891
   
HE CLUBBED HIS WIFE
But She Grabbed Up a Meat Knife and Jabbed Him in the Neck.
PORT GIBSON, (Miss.), March 5 - Dottie DIBSON killed her husband, Dave near
Rocky Springs, this county, last night. The pair had been separated since
Christmas and Dave tried to effect a reconciliation. Failing in this, he
attacked her with a club, when she grabbed a meat knife and plunged it into
his neck, killing him. She is in jail.

 

The Advocate and Register
Vicksburg, MS
M. Shannon & Co., Publishers


September 20, 1831
Married on the 15th, at the seat of Alexander Montgomery, Esq., by the Rev. Z Butler, Mr. Benj. F. Stockton, Editor of the Port Gibson Correspondent, to Miss Elizabeth W. Gilbert, all of Claiborne county.


October 4, 1832
Married in Hinds County, 27th Sept., by Rev. John G. Jones, Mr. Walter Strother, of Claiborne county, to Miss Prudence G. Yeizer, of Hinds county.



The Ariel
Natchez, MS
Edited by William P. Foster; Printed and published by R. C. Langdon


November 28, 1825
Married on Thursday the 17th, by the Rev. Mr. Pipkin, Mr. Perry Nugent, Merchant of Washington, to Miss Louisa Dorsey, daughter of Dr. Dorsey, of Claiborne county, Mississippi.


November 17, 1826
Died in Port Gibson on Sunday last, Col. Joseph S. Gibbs, age 28 years.  His remains were interred on Monday with military and Masonic honors.


October 19, 1827
Died in Claiborne county, on the 25th ult., Mrs. Martha Farrar consort of Mr. Thos. Farrar, in the 23d year of her age.


May 31, 1828
Married on the 25th in Claiborne county, at the residence of the Hon. Joshua G. Clarke, by the Rev. Rector of Trinity Church, Natchez, John Perkins, Esq., of the Briars, to Mrs. Zilpha Seton, of the former place.



Grand Gulf Advertiser
Grand Gulf, MS
W. M. Smyth, Editor


May 5, 1836
Died on the morning of the 27th ult., Mr. Horace Carpenter, at his residence in Port Gibson.


Married on Thursday, 2d, by N. McDougal, Esq., Mr. Joseph Harrison to Miss Adeline Foster, all of Claiborne county.


Married on the 2d, at the residence of James Watson, Esq., by Rev. Z. Butler, Mr. Lewis C. Watson, of Jefferson county, to Miss Martha E. Blanton, of Claiborne county.


July 28, 1836
Departed this life, on the 8th day of July, at her late residence, on Main Street, Port Gibson, Mrs. Phereby Maples.


October 14, 1837
Married in Port Gibson, on the 10th, by Rev. Z. Butler, Mr. Ater Davis to Miss Ellen Patton, both of Claiborne county.


Date missing (between May 2 & June 9, 1838)
Died in Claiborne county, at the residence of Mr. G. B. Watson, Mrs. Anne, consort of Dr. Clement Stanford, of Dorchester county, Md.


October 31, 1838
Married near Port Gibson, Miss., 25th, Trussy Bethea, of Grand Gulf, to Miss Strother.


Died in Claiborne county, Miss., James Goodall, aged 55.


February 8, 1839
Married in Port Gibson, on the 29th ult., Thomas W. Thomson to Miss Elizabeth Parks, all of Claiborne county, Mississippi.


Married in Claiborne county, on the 23d Jan., G. W. Scott to Miss Violet Robinson, all of said county.



The Jefferson Whig
Fayette, MS
Published by Thomas Brown


November 14, 1840
Died at Port Gibson, on the 28th ult., Dr. T. T. Hogg, in the 26th year of his age.



Jeffersonian Democrat
Macon, MS
Richard Jacobs, Editor & Proprietor


June 8, 1844
Married in Port Gibson, May 16th, Richard Underwood to Miss Catharine E. Jefferies.


Died in Claiborne Co., May 16th, Wm. C. Crane.



Mississippi Democrat
Woodville, MS


September 10, 1831
Died at the Family Srings, in Claiborne county, on the 22nd ult., Mr. George B. Newell, a planter of this county.



Mississippi Free Trader
Natchez, MS
Weekly and Semi-Weekly Published by T. A. S. Donaphan


August 30, 1843
Died on the 6th August, at the residence of Capt. Joseph Regan, in Claiborne county, E. W. Pollett.


Died on the 16th August, at the Rocky Springs, Claiborne county, James P. Scisson.


Died in Claiborne county, on the 22d, Mrs. Isabella Rickhow, consort of the Rev. Jacob Rickhow.  In the same county, on the 18th, Mrs. Nancy Allen Wells, relict of W. E. Wells.


September 13, 1843
Died in Claiborne county, on the 30th ultimo, Mrs. Elizabeth Duncan, consort of John H. Duncan.


October 4, 1843
Married in Port Gibson, on the 21st, John H. St. John to Mrs. Ellen Davis.


Died in Claiborne county, on the 26th Sept., Mrs. Newman, consort of Joseph H. Newman.


November 9, 1843
Died in Port Gibson, on the 24th October, Mrs. Ingram, consort of John S. Ingram.


December 16, 1843
Married in Claiborne Co., on the 30th Nov., John Burnet to Miss Eliz. Shaifer.  On the 9th Nov., Green B. Wheelis to Elizabeth Davis.  On the 5th Dec., Martin N. Hulbert to Mrs. Sinai Rail.


Died at the residence of Dr. A. H. Peck, in Claiborne County, on the 4th Dec., Miss Sarah Merrifield, late of Vermont.


January 3, 1844
Died in Port Gibson, on Monday, the 17th, Thomas D. Jeffers, Esq., in the 43d year of his age.  The deceased was a native of the state of Georgia, from whence his parents emigrated when he was an infant.


January 24, 1844
Married in Claiborne County, on the 4th, Dr. Thomas Young, of Gallatin, to Miss Amelia A. Calhoun, of Claiborne.


Died in Oak Grove, Claiborne County, on the 11th, Mrs. Catherine Harper, consort of Dr. R. W. Harper.


Died in Port Gibson, on the 15th, Robert May, late of Nelson County, Kentucky, aged about 23 years.


February 7, 1844
Died in Claiborne County, on the 31st January, John B. Headrick.


February 28, 1844
Married in Claiborne County, on the 20th, David C. Ellis to Miss Cynthia Ann Parks.


March 13, 1844
Died in Claiborne County, on the 19th February, Samuel H. Ritchie.


March 20, 1844
Died at Oakland College, Claiborne County, Mississippi, on the night of the 8th, of bronchitis, Charles C. Lea, son of David Lea, Esq., of Amit County, in the 17th year of his age.


April 10, 1844
Died in Claiborne County, on Sunday, 24th March, Mrs. Delia S., relict of the late Francis W. Tarpin, of Grand Gulf.


May 29, 1844
Died in Claiborne County, on the 15th, William C. Crane.


Married in Port Gibson, on the 16th, Richard Underwood to Miss Catherine E. Jeffers.


September 17, 1845
Departed this life on the 18th ult., in Claiborne County, Mrs. Rachel Boyce, aged 65 years.  In 1819 Mrs. Boyce became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church.


April 29, 1846
Died on the 16th of Dec., 1845 at the residence of Wm. Neel, Claiborne County, Miss., Daniel James Orr (with inflammatory rheumatism), son of John and Elizabeth Orr, residents of Jefferson County, Miss., aged 16 years, 11 months and 25 days.


March 3, 1847
Married by Rev. E. C. Eager, Feb. 24, Mr. Norman Frisley, Claiborne Co., to Miss Ann, 2nd dau. Of Mr. John Chambliss, of Jefferson Co.


June 14, 1848
Died at the residence of A. C. Hutchins, Esq., in Claiborne County, on the 30th of May, Spencer L. Potter, youngest son of Lyman and Henrietta E. Potter, of Vicksburg, aged 2 years and 6 months.


October 11, 1848
Married on Thursday evening, Sept. 28th, by the Rev. Zebulon Butler, James W. Watson, Esq., to Miss Miriam Buck, all of Claiborne Co.


Died near Waterproof, Tensas Parish, LA., on the 15th, Mrs. Parmelia S., consort of Rev. Byron Benton and daughter of the late John H. and Sarah C. Goff, formerly of Claiborne County, Miss.


February 28, 1849
Married in Port Gibson, by Rev. Mr. Boyd, Howell Hinds, Esq., of Jefferson County, to Mrs. Mary Ann Lape.


April 4, 1849
Died on Thursday, the 6th, at his residence in Claiborne County, Dr. Samuel Dorsey, aged 81 years.


Died at the Lunatic Asylum, Lexington, KY., on the 13th ult. Mrs. Mary Ann Fly, in the 32d year of her age, daughter of James Grafton, Esq., of Claiborne County.


June 6, 1849
Died in Madison Parh., La., of the prevailing epidemic, Mr. Samuel M. Briscoe, late of Claiborne County.


August 1, 1849
Died at her residence in Claiborne County, on the 21st, Mrs. Gadrick, aged 82 years.


Died Thursday, the 12th, at the residence of Mrs. Sarah L. Barnes, in Claiborne County, Julian, the eldest child of Mr. B. G. and Mrs. Mildred Humphreys.



Mississippi Journal
Natchez, MS
Published by N. Wooster, Edited by James K. Cook.


April 26, 1833
Married near Port Gibson, on Wednesday, the 17th, by Rev. Mr. Butler, Allison Ross, Esq., of Jefferson to Miss Octavia, daughter of the Hon. P. A. Vandorn, of Claiborne County.



Mississippi Messenger
Natchez, Miss
Published by Timothy and Samuel Terrell


June 9, 1807
Died at his farm near Port Gibson, on Saturday, the 30th ult., Col. E. Barns.


October 27, 1807
Died in Claiborne County, Samuel Bridges, Esq., one of the representatives from Jefferson District.


November 26, 1807
Departed this life at Port Gibson, on the 19th, Mr. James Carmichael, aged 41 years.


March 14, 1818
Died on the 6th, at his residence on Bayou Pierre, Claiborne County, Hezekiah Harman, Esq.  He left a wife and numerous children.


August 8, 1818
Died at Port Gibson, on the 1st, John Murdock, Postmaster of this place.  Mr. Murdock emigrated to America in 1811.



The Mississippi Statesman
Natchez, MS
Published by James Burke


January 10, 1827
Married on Wednesday, the 3d, at the residence of William Dunbar Esq., on Second Creek, the Hon. H. Townsend, Mr. Josiaa Willis, of Cliborne, to Miss Emily Layboene, of this county.


January 31, 1827
Died in Claiborne County, on Monday, 22d, Mr. Charles Hamilton.



The Mississippian
Jackson, MS
By George R. and James S. Fall


July 31, 1835
Married on Tuesday evening, the 21st, by the Rev. Mr. Bertron, Joshua B. Long, of Rodney, to Miss Sarah Berry, daughter of Thomas Berry, Esq., of Claibore County.


Married in Claiborne County, on Thursday last, by N. McDougall, Esq., Mr. Alexander Armstrong to Miss Ann Bently, all of this county.


August 14, 1835
Died on the 5th, Dexter Prince Gordon, son of Adam Gordon, of Claiborne County.


August 28, 1835
Married on Thursday evening, 13th, by the Hon. Valey Stamps, Mr. Edward H. James to Miss Rebecca C. Neely, all of Port Gibson.


Died on Friday evening, the 14th, Mrs. Arisja Williams, aged about 37 years, consort of Lewis Williams, of Claiborne County.


Died in Claiborne County, of congestive fever, on the 21st, Sarah Jane German, consort of Robert B. German, aged 17 years.


Died in Claiborne County, on Saturday, the 8th, Mr. Campbell McCay.


May 21, 1841
Died at the residence of Mrs. George Watson, Claiborne County, on the 11th ult., his wife, Henrietta s. Watson.



The Mississippian Republican
Washington, MS
Printed & Published for the heirs of Sylvester Russell


October 22, 1823
Departed this life on Sunday evening last, Wm. B. Noyes, Esq., Cashier of the Bank of Port Gibson.



The Natchez
Natchez, MS


September 23, 1831
Married in Claiborne County, on the 15th, Mr. Benjamin F. Stockton, editor of the Port Gibson Correspondent, to Miss Elizabeth W. Gilbert all of said county.



Natchez Courier
Natchez, MS
Wm. P. Mellen, Editor


July 5, 1833
Died at Rocky Springs, in Claiborne County, on the 16th, Mr. Simon Levy, aged 51 years.


Died in Port Gibson, on Sunday last, of congestive fever, Mr. Jos. J. Downing.


August 16, 1833
Died at Port Gibson, on the 10th, Dr. James Carraway, of the firm of J. S. & T. Carraway.


September 20, 1833
Died in Port Gibson, on the 3d, Mr. Alexander Murpha.


Died on Friday, the 30th of August, 1833, of congestive fever, at their residence in Claiborne County, Mrs. Kathryn McIntyre, aged 54 years, consort of Peter McIntyre.


November 1, 1833
Died on the 14th, at Port Gibson, Mrs. Caroline M. J. Gwinn, consort of Dr. Wm. Gwinn.


Married at the residence of her father, near Port Gibson, on the 20th, by Jas. H. Maury, Esq., Dr. Charles W. Wilson, of Gallatin, to Miss Elizabeth W. Thompson, daughter of Mr. John W. Thompson.



Natchez Newspaper and Public Advertiser
Natchez, MS
By James Cornell


November 29, 1826
Married on Tuesday, the 21st, at the residence of Capt. Geo. W. Humphreys, near Port Gibson, by the Rev. Randal Gibson, John A. Barnes, Esq., to Miss Sarah L. Humphreys.



Pearl River Banner
Monticello, MS
G. J. Cohea & D. Cameron


January 20, 1838
Died on Wed. last, at the plantation of James Calhoun, his wife Christiana, last surviving child of Adam Gordon Esq., late of Claiborne Co.  Mrs. Calhoun was 23 years old and has left 2 children and her widowed mother is now childless. (Port Gibson Southerner)


Port Gibson Correspondent
Port Gibson, MS
Printed & Published by James Hughes


November 9, 1821
Married on the 6th, by the Rev. Randal Gibson, The Rev. John Seaton to Miss Irvin, of Jefferson County.


November 16, 1821
Died in the state of Mississippi, about the first, James McAllister, A. M., aged 55 years, late principal of Jefferson College, near Natchez.  Mr. McAllister was a native of Sterling, in Scotland, and attended the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh.  He emigrated to America where he resided for some time in the cities of Norfolk and Richmond, Virginia - and from thence was occupied for several years as chief agent in the treasury of the Union.  Having left Washington City, he emigrated to Kentucky and was principal in the Salem Academy.  He has left a wife and two children.


November 30, 1821
Married at Monmouth Place, near Natchez, on Thursday, the 15th, by John Baynton, Esqr., Mr. Thomas Nixon, of the House of Knox and Nixon, to Miss Margaret E. C. Hankinson, eldest daughter of John Hankinson, Esq.


Died at Warrenton, on the 19th, in the 35th year of his age, of hemorrhage from the stomach, Horace G. Wallace, Esquire, a native of New Hampshire.  He emigrated to this place in 1817, where he commenced the practice of law.


Died on Thursday morning, the 15th, at the Forest (Natchez), the family seat, Mrs. D. Dunbar, relict of the late Wm. Dunbar, Esq.  In the year 1810 death deprived her of her husband and she was left with a large family and the care of an extensive estate.


December 7, 1821
Married at Mount Pleasant, Jefferson County, on Wednesday evening last, by the Rev. Mr. Cloud, Mr. Horace Carpenter, of Port Gibson, to Miss Martha Matilda Green, daughter of the late Henry Green.


December 14, 1821
Married yesterday, at the residence of Mr. Levi Norrell, by John H. Esty, Esq., Mr. Nathaniel Burrell, of Boston, to Miss Rutha Gwinn, of this county.


December 28, 1821
Married at Cold Springs, on Wednesday evening, the 19th, by the Rev. Randal Gibson, Mr. Geo. Lake, merchant of Port Gibson, to Miss Melinda Ann McCaleb, of this county.


January 4, 1822
Married on Thursday evening, the 27th ult., by John H. Esty, Esq., Mr. John C. Parks to Miss Margaret Allan, both of Claiborne County.


January 25, 1822
Married on Sunday evening, the 13th, by John H. Esty, Esq., Mr. Thompson White to Mrs. Susan Herring, both of this county.


Died in this co., on Tues. eve. Last, Mr. Levi Norrell, aged about 50.


Died on Wednesday evening, at the residence of his mother, in this county, Mr. George E. Singleton, in the 22d year of his age.


February 1, 1822
Married at Courtland, Lawrence County, Alabama, by the Ref. Mr. Burrus, Mr. William Marsh to Miss Mary D. Hines, sister of Mr. B. M. Hines, of this town.


Married in this county lately, Mr. Julius Bettis to Miss Susan Clarke.


Died on Tuesday last, Mr. Gipson Clarke, of this county.


Died last night, Major Lewis Clark, aged 87 years.


March 1, 1822
Married on Wednesday evening, the 20th ult., by S. G. Mangum, Esq., Mr. John Burns to Miss Christina Heartley, all of this county.


Died in this town, on Monday night last, Doctor Benjamin Wills.


March 15, 1822
Married on Thursday, 14th March, by John H. Esty, Esq., Mr. Anthony Hamberlin, of Jefferson, to Miss Frances Marble, of Claiborne.


March 22, 1822
Monday night - 11 o'clock - Ten minutes ago, Mr. Wm. Pinckney breathed his last.


April 5, 1822
Died this evening, Mr. William Thompson, of Port Gibson.


April 19, 1822
Died at Burlington, the seat of Danl. Vertner, Esq., near Port Gibson, on Tuesday evening last, Mrs. Margaret Wills, relict of the late Doctor Benjamin Wills.


June 7, 1822
Died in this town, on the 31st ult., Benjamin, infant son of Mr. Jas. Burbridge.


June 14, 1822
Married on Thursday, the 30th ult., by the Revd. William Irvin, Mr. George S. Clark, of this county, to Miss Sarah G. Boyd, of Franklin.


Died in this town, on Saturday, the 8th, John Warren.  And on Wednesday, the 12th, Davis H. Warren, both brothers and natives of the state of Massachusetts.


Died in the county, William Oliver Evans.


July 19, 1822
Died in this town, during the past week, Pamela, wife of Jas. Vanhorn, aged 20 years - Jane, daughter of Gen. Joseph Nicholls, aged 3 years - an infant child of David Stanbrough.


Died in this county, a son of the late David Lee, aged 7 years.


July 26, 1822
Died in this county, on the 22d, Mr. James Hay, a native of Ohio.


August 2, 1822
Died at his residence in this co., on Sun. Morn. Last, Spencer Foster.


Died in this town, on Saturday morning last, Mr. George Jennings, a native of England, aged 68 years.


Died on Monday evening, Mr. James Patton.


August 9, 1822
Married at columbia, on the 18th ultimo, by the Rev. Mr. Gilleland, Brewster H. Jayne, Esq., of Monticello, to the amiable Miss Narcissa McDaniel.


Married on Thursday, 8th, by John H. Esty, Esq., Mr. John Moore to Mrs. Mary Jaqua, both of Claiborne county.


Died on the 20th ultimo, at the residence of James Hyland, near Warrenton, Miss Emily Steele, in the 15th year of her age.  She was the youngest daughter of Mr. James Steele, of Warrenton.


Died on Monday Morning, the 5th, Mrs. Sophia Stanbrough, consort of Mr. David Stanbrough, merchant of this place.


Died in this county, on Tuesday, the 6th, Miss Emily Voss.


August 16, 1822
Married by John H. Esty, Esq., Mr. William Barthelemew to Mrs. Elizabeth Stampley.


Died at the house of Mr. Robert Guy, in this county, on the 9th, Mrs. Henrietta Clark, a native of the state of Maryland, aged 62 years, and upwards of 20 years a resident of this state.


Died in this town, last evening, Mr. Elliott Ingles, aged 32 years.


September 13, 1822
Died on the 29th August, at the residence of her father, Eliza H. Leake, youngest daughter of Governor Leake.


Died on the 4th, Henry Goodloe, youngest son of Henry G. Johnston, aged about seventeen months.


September 20, 1822
Died suddenly in Warrenton, on Wednesday, the 11th, Mr. Ernest Watson, formerly of this county.


October 4, 1822
Married in this county, on Thursday evening, the 26th ultimo, by James Crane, Esq., Mr. James Stansfield to Miss Elizabeth Weeks.


Died at New Orleans, of yellow fever, Mrs. Stephen Tyler, late of this town.


Died in this town, on Wednesday morning last, Mr. Pierson Mitchell.


October 18, 1822
Died in this county, on Thursday, the 10th, the infant daughter of Mr. Richmond Sheffield.


Died on Friday, the 11th, at the house of Mr. Richmond Sheffield, Mr. Dennis Cunningham, a native of Ireland.


Died in this town, on Tuesday morning last, Lucius C. Higgins, Esq., aged 25 years, a lawyer.


October 25, 1822
Married on Thursday evening last, by the Rev. John Lane, Mr. Filmer W. Green, of Jefferson County, to Miss Emily H. McCaleb, daughter of David McCaleb, Esq., of this county.


Married last evening, by John H. Shanks, Esq., Mr. Michael W. Trimble, of this county, to Miss Elizabeth McCrary, of Jefferson.


Died in this county, Mrs. Margaret Newton, aged 75 years.


November 1, 1822
Died on Sunday morning last, in the 38th year of her age, Mrs. Anne Sheffield, consort of Mr. Richmond Sheffield, of this county.


Died in this town, on Friday evening, Mr. George Groning, Merchant, a native of Germany.


November 15, 1822
Married on Wednesday evening last, by S. G. Mangum, Esq., Mr. William H. White to Miss Marble, daughter of Mr. Ezra Marble.


June 1, 1833
Departed this life at Clinton, on the 24th ult., of congestive fever, Rev. P. B. Griffin, in the 42d year of his age, the remains were brought to his residence in Claiborne county and interred in the burying ground of the family.


Departed this life, on Tuesday, 28th, Dr. Alvah Wilson.  He was a native of the state of Maine and about 36 years of age.


July 11, 1835
Married on Thursday last, at Mr. Thomas Wades, by the Rev. James Griffin, Mr. James Phillips to Miss Martha Powers, all of this county.


Died in this town, on the 28th ult., Mr. Jarred Anderson, in the 23d year of his age.


August 1, 1835
Died on Friday evening, the 14th, Mrs. Arissa Williams, aged about 37 years, consort of Lewis Williams, of Claiborne County.


Died in this county, of congestive fever, on the 21st, Sarah Jane German, consort of Robert B. German, aged 18 years.  Mrs. German left an infant 8 months old.  She was a member of the Baptist Church.


Died in Madison, on the 14th, Israel Selden, infant son of Mr. Israel Spencer, aged 13 months.


Married on Wednesday evening, the 18th, by Rev. S. R. Bertron, Mr. William Taylor to Miss Milly Coleman, both of Claiborne County.


October 3, 1835
Married on Thursday evening, the 1st, by the Rev. Jeremiah chamberlain, Mr. Hugh short to Miss Nancy Jenkins, all of Port Charles


October 17, 1835
Married on Tuesday evening, 11th, by the Hon. Volney Stamps, Doct. E. A. Dodge to Mrs. M. D. Jennings.


Married on Tuesday evening, 13th, at White Hall, the residence of A. Whiting, Esq., by the Hon Volney Stamps, Daniel B. Patterson, Esq., to Miss Clarissa F. Kerchival.


February 20, 1836
Died in this place, Tues. 16th, Maj. Benj. Shields, at advanced age.


February 27, 1836
Married in Claiborne County, at the residence of Mr. Maborn Cooper, on Tuesday, the 16th, by N. McDougall, Esq., Mr. Gustavus Gilbert, of Hinds County, to Mrs. Sarah E. Ragsdale, of this county.


April 23, 1836
Departed this life, on the 20th of January, Mrs. Margaret Powell, wife of J. M. Powell, of this county.


April 30, 1836
Died on the morn. Of the 27th, Horace Carpenter, at his residence in Port Gibson.  His 41st year had not quite rolled its course.  He was a native of Conn., but for the last 17 years of his life he had been a resident of Port Gibson.  His occupation professedly was merchant.


June 11, 1836
Married on Thursday, the 9th, by N. M'Dougall, Esq., Mr. Augustus Best to Miss Lucinda Bently, dau. of Samuel Bently, Esq., of this co.


Died on the 10th, in this place, Robert W., Infant son of Wm. W. Pendleton, aged 10 months and 9 days.


Died on the 6th, Frances, infant daughter of John Webb, at this place, aged one year.


Died in this county, on Monday last, Mr. Gibeon Foster, in the 60th year of his age.


Died on Thursday last, Ambrose, aged four months, infant son of Mr. George Raney, of this county.


July 16, 1836
Married on Tuesday evening last, at the residence of A. B. Ross, Esq., by N. McDougall, Esq., John Rail Esq., to Miss Louisa Laramore, of this county.


Married in Port Gibson, on Tuesday last, by N. McDougall, Esq., Mr. Lemon B. Fisher to Mrs. Frances E. Barnes, both of Louisiana.


May 6, 1837
Married on Thursday last, by the Rev. Z. Butler, Mr. L. F. Morland, of Cincinnati, to Miss Elizabeth Guy, of this county.


Married at Veristaw, Indiana, on the 18th March, by the Rev. Thomas Curtis, Mr. Israel C. Curtis, of Grand gulf, Miss., to Miss Lucy M., daughter of the Hon. J. L. Holman.


Married at Batavia, Ohio, on Thursday, the 13th ult., by the Rev., Mr. Boughman, Julian L. Foote, of this town, to Miss Eliza E. Ellis of the former place.


May 20, 1837
Married on Thursday evening, the 18th, at the residence of Mr. William Nelson, by N. McDougall, Esq., Mr. Anon W. Killingsworth, of Jefferson County, to Miss Amelia M. Brashears, of this county.


July 8, 1837
Married on the 27th ult., at the residence of Mr. J. M. Sutton, by William H. D. Denney, Esq., Mr. Thomas Bruse to Miss Mary Van Norman - all of Port Gibson.


July 15, 1837
Died in this town, on Monday eve. Last, Mr. Jos. W. Graves, for many years a resident of this town.  The deceased came to his death from drowning.  Buried with military honors by the Port Gibson Guards.


Died at his late residence, Willow Springs, Claiborne County, state of Miss., on the 6th, Rufus H. King, M. D. aged 28 years.  Dr. King was a native of the state of new York where his aged parents now reside.


July 29, 1837
Died on Friday the 21st, at Cochrandale, in this county, Miss Catherine Hamilton, daughter of Mr. James s. Hamilton, and neice of the late R. S. Hamilton, of this county.


It is with regret we record the death of Capt. Thos. B. Palmer, editor of the Southern Telegraph, and commander of the Rodney Guards


September 2, 1837
Died in this town, on Monday last, of congestive fever, Daniel J. Maxwell, from Sumpterville, South Carolina.


Died in this place, on Monday, 7th, Harrison Hord, recently from Tenn.


September 16, 1837
Died in this place, on Monday last, Caroline Cornelia, infant daughter of John M. and Caroline Maury, aged 5 months and 15 days.


Died at Gravelford, the residence of Mrs. Octavia Ross, Washington russell, the son of Rev. Joshua T. Russell, Pastor of Bethel Prresbytarian Church, in the 15th year of his age.


October 7, 1837
Married on Thursday evening, 28th ult., by H. T. Garnett, Esq., Mr. Joseph Leroy, to Mrs. Hannah McMahon, both of this county.


Died on Friday evening, the 29th ult., at the late residence of her father Anthony Campbell, dec'd., Mrs. Mary Koontz, in the 16th year of her age, wife of Mr. William Koontz.


Died on Saturday night, 23d ult., Ephraim W. Kiddee, formerly of Boston, aged about 21 years.


Died in this city, on the evening of the 24th ult., Mr. Simeon Rogers, printer, aged about 31 years, formerly of Springfield, Clarke Co., Ohio.


Died at his residence near this city, on the evening of the 26th ult., Col. Anthony Campbell, aged 73 years, a native of the county of Caven, Ireland.


Died in the vicinity of this city, on Sat. last, Mr. Martin M. Railey.


October 14, 1837
Married at the residence of Douglass Puckett, by the Hon. M. McDougall, Mr. George Price, of Copiah County, to Miss Mary D. Puckett, of this county.


Married on the 5th, by the Rev. Z. Butler, Mr. Thomas J. Thompson, of Copiah County, to Mrs. Mary Chunn, of this county.


Married on Thursday evening last, the 12th, in this town, by the Hon. N. McDougall, Joshua Kelly to Miss Isabella Burnes, all of this place.


Died the 28th ult., in Natchez, Mr. Wm. A. Beatty, of this place.


October 21, 1837
Married in Hartford, Vermont, August 14th, by the Rev. B. C. C. Parker, Alden S. Merrifield, of this place, to Julia Frances, Daughter of Erastus Clark, of the former place.


October 28, 1837
Married on Wednesday last, the 25th, by the Rev. Zebulon Butler, Mr. Samuel H. Butler to Miss Mary Ann Thompson, daughter of John W. Thompson, Esq., all of this county.


Married on Thursday, the 19th, at the residence of James Watson, Esq., by the Rev. Zebulon Butler, Mr. Wm. Weatherly, of Maryland, to Miss Martha E. Watson, of this county.


November 18, 1837
Married on Tuesday, by the Rev. Z. Butler, Doct. V. M. Sullivan, of Grand Gulf, to Mrs. Octavia Ross, of this place.


December 2, 1837
Departed this life, on the 25th ult., at “Buck Ridge” in La., Mr. James S. Douglass, aged 40 years.  Mr. D. was a native of Claiborne Co.


Died on Friday, the 25th ult., Mrs. Cassandra E. Shields, widow of Benj. Shields, deceased, and daughter of Mr. N. Chunn, of this county, in the 24th year of her age.


Departed this life on Wednesday morning last, at the residence of his brother, Dr. J. P. Parker, A. W. P. Parker, Esq.  Mr. Parker had been engaged in the practice of Law.  He was interred with Masonic honors.


December 30, 1837
Died on Thurs., eve. Last, Mr. a. Murphey, a long resident of this town.


January 6, 1838
Married at the residence of her father, on Monday last, by the Rev. mr. Ranney, Mr. Francis Hume, of Grand Gulf, to Miss Mary Rail, daughter of Mr. John Rail, of this county.


Married on Sunday night last, by N. McDougall, Esq., Mr. Samuel Hughes to Mrs. Emily thompson, all of this county.


Married by the Rev. Z. Butler, on the 27th ult., at the residence of H. N. Spencer, Esq., Ref. Azariah Graves, Principal of Monticello Academy, to Miss Sophia Royce, of Port Gibson.


Died at Matgorda, Texas, Mr. Robert Townsley, of Port Gibson.  He was a member of the Presbytarian Church.


Died at his residence in this county, on the 2d, Wm. W. Neely.


January 27,1838
Died at her residence near Port gibson, on the 15th, Mrs. Mourning Arnold, consort of the late George Arnold, on of the oldest residents of our county.


February 10, 1838
Married on Tuesday, the 1st, by Rev. Z. Butler, Mr. R. M. Ellis to Miss Mary Jane, daughter of the late Benjamin Applegate.


Married on the 25th ult., C. B. New, M. D., of Rodney, to Sarah Nutt, of Jefferson County.


The remains of our much lamented citizen, Thomas G. Ellis, were yesterday signed to the tomb.


February 24, 1838
Married on the 15th, by Wm. H. d. Denney, Esq., Mr. John H. Duncan, of Hinds County, to Miss Elizabeth Strother, of this county.


Died on Monday, the 19th, in this town, Louisa, infant daughter of E. s. and Jane T. Goodwin.


March 3, 1838
Married on Thursday, the 15th ult., by the Reverend Thomas Owens, Mr. Ralph Rundell to Miss Matilda Rundell, both of Claiborne County.


March 17, 1838
Married on Thursday, 15th march, 1838, by the Hon. M. McDougall, Richard Harding, Esq., to Mrs. Elizabeth Yates, all of this county.


Married at Washington, Miss., on the 17th Feb., by the Rev. Mr. brune, C. O. Tichenor, merchant of Grand Gulf, to Celeste Hulbert.


Died Sat., the 10th, Mrs. Esther Ann Moore, consort of R. M. Moore.


Died near Thibedeauxville, Louisiana, on the 12th, Dr. James W. Scanlan, formerly of this place, but lately of Grand Gulf, Miss.


April 21, 1838
Married on Wednesday, the 12th, by the Hon. N. McDougall, Mr. thompson White to Susan Graddock, all of this county.


April 28, 1838
Married on Friday morning, the 27th, by Wm. H. D. Denney, Esq., Mr. L. M. Heath to Mrs. Amanda M. Walk, all of this county.


Married on Thursday, the 26th, by the Rev. Thos. Owens, Mr. James A. Grubbs to Miss Ann Fitzgerald, all of this county.


May 19, 1838
Married on Thursday last, the 17th, by the hon. N. McDougall, Mr. James Moore to Miss Carline Bethea, all of this county.


Died at the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. E. W. Haring, on Wednesday morning, 9th, Mrs. Phebe Regan, consort of the late colonel Ralph Regan, aged 53 years, and has resided in this county 45 years.


May 26, 1838
Died in this town, on the 19th, Mary Jane, only child of E. S. and Jane T. Goodwin, aged 20 months.


June 2, 1838
Married on Tuesday last, the 29th ult., by Rev. Thomas Owens, Mr. A. H. Bobo to Miss Mississippi Robinson, daughter of Mr. William Robinson, all of this county.


Married on Thursday, 10th, by the Rev. Abbe Mainhait, L. A. Besancon, Esq., Editor of the Natchez Free Trader, to Miss Mary Octavia Woodruff, only daughter of Judge Clark Woodruff, of this city.


June 16, 1838
Married by the Rev. Z. Butler, on the 14th, Mr. Anderson Hamilton Horner to Mary D. Dodge, all of this county.


June 23, 1838
Died at Carrollton, in Carroll county, on the 13th, Sidney M. Jeffers, formerly of this county, and brother of the editor of this paper.


We learn from a gentleman from Gallatin, Copiah County, Miss., that on Saturday last, a most willful murder was committed upon the person of col. James M. Hulet, formerly of Virginia, and late of this place, by a worthless scamp by the name of Richard Jones, a painter by trade. (Grand Gulf Adv.)


July 14, 1838
Married on the 12th, by the Hon. N. McDougall, Mr. Lewis Matthews to Miss Mary Sheffield, all of this county.


July 28, 1838
Died on Monday evening last, Mr. James Dennis, aged fifty-four years and for some time past a resident of this county.


Died on Saturday last, the 21st, Mr. Edward Caughlin, a native of Ireland.  The deceased had been living with us only a few months.


Died on Monday, 23rd, Jeremiah, infant son of John and Franky Webb, aged 5 months and 5 days.


August 4, 1838
Died on Thursday last, Mrs. Harrietta H. Purnell, consort of Wm. T. Purnell, Esq., of this town.  She left a disconsolate husband and two children to lament her untimely death.


August 25, 1838
Died in this town this morning, Mr. James Bennefield.


Died Sat. last, the 18th, this co., Eliza, dau. of Mrs. Emily J. Willis.


Died on the 22d, Miss Sarah A. Ely, recently from North Lyme, Ct.


September 8, 1838
Died on the 2d, of bilious fever, Benjamin Franklin, youngest son of Miles and Mary Luster, aged 22 months.


Died on the 28th ult., of apoplexy, Mrs. Frances Murry, sister of Miles Luster, of this county.


October 4, 1838
Died in this place, on Thursday night, the 3d, John James Foster.  The deceased was a native of Virginia and emigrated to the south a few years since.


October 12, 1838
Died on the 7th, in this co., Mrs. Martha Miller, long a resident of co.


October 26, 1838
Died in this town on Sunday, the 14th, A. Brown Willis.  Mr. w. was a stranger to this place and from an examination of his papers it appears that he had formerly been living in Talladega County, Alabama.


Died on Thursday, the 11th, at his residence in this county, Mr. James Goodail, in the 55th year of his age.


November 30, 1838
Married on the 14th, at the residence of Mr. Ralph Rundell, by the Rev. Thomas Owens, Mr. William Jones to Miss Millicent Rundell all of Claiborne County.


Died in this town, on Wednesday morning last, Mrs. Fanchette Chevanoemont boyer.


Died in this town, on Friday morning, 23d, Mr. E. W. Haring.


January 11, 1839
Married on Monday last, the 7th, in this town, by the Hon. N. McDougall, Mr. Wm. A McDougall to Miss Ann W. Purdy.


Died, Pleasant Sturdevan, on the 24th ult., a resident of co. 26 years.


Died in vicinity of Port Gibson, on 9th, Mrs. Hale, aged 72 or 73 yrs.


January 25, 1839
Married Tues. last, the 15th, by W. H. D. Denney, Esq., Jacob Segnest to Miss Mary Jane, dau. of Mr. James Barland, all of this county.


Married on Wednesday, the 23d January, 1839, at the residence of William Lile, Esq., in Claiborne County, by the Hon. N. McDougall, Mr. G. W. Scott to Miss Violet Robinson, all of said county.


February 1, 1839
Married on Tuesday, the 29th ult., by the Hon. N. McDougall, Mr. Thomas W. Thomsaon to Miss Elizabeth Parks, all of Claiborne Co.


Died at the residence of his brother at the Grind Stone ford, on the 25th January, B. L. Partlow, in the 45th year of his age.


February 8, 1839
Died at the residence of Mrs. Mary Guy, on the 5th, Mrs. Elizabeth Moreland, aged 31 years.


Died on the 7th, at the same place, George S. Guy, aged 10 years, youngest son of the late Robert Guy.


February 22, 1839
Married on Wednesday last, by the Rev. Zebulon Butler, Mr. A. S. Forbes, of this town, to Miss Sarah Ann, daughter of Mr. John W. Thomson, of this county.


Married in this town, on Thursday last, by Wm. H. D. Denny, Esq., Mr. Jasper Richmond to Miss Eliza Phillips, all of this county.


March 1, 1839
Died at his residence in this county, Mr. Jacob Segrest, Sr.


April 5, 1839
Married on Tuesday evening, the 2d, by the Rev. Z. Butler, Mr. Andrew J. McGill to Miss Ann Jeanette Renaud, both of this place.


Married on Thursday Evening, the 4th, by the same, Dr. Thos. W. Baugh, of Virginia, to Mrs. M. M. Carpenter, of this place.


April 12, 1839
Died on the 10th, William L. Wood, printer, aged 20 years and 6 months.  He had long been lingering with the dread consumption.


April 19, 1839
Died Sat. night, 13th, at the residence of Wm. Young, Mrs. Caroline Bertron, age 21 years, wife of Rev. Sam. R. Bertron, of this co.
Died in this town, on the 17th, Mrs. Sarah M. Harper, wife of Dr. Robt. W. Harper, and daughter of the late Col. William Lyles, Broad Creek, Prince Georges County, Maryland.


June 21, 1839
Died in this place, on the 16th, Ann Jeanette, infant daughter of W. M. G. & Louisa A. Renaud.


Died on the 17th, at his residence in Port gibson, Mr. wiley dillard, one of the oldest residents.


September 6, 1839
Married on the 22d ult., by W. H. D. Denney, Esq., Mr. Levi Crow to Miss Eany Earby, all of this county.


Married on the 27th Aug., by the Rev. Z Butler, Mr. L. F. Moreland to Miss Emily Willis, all of this county.


Died on the 28th ult., James Marshall, son of Louis and Margret Stouers, of this county, aged about 15 years.


Died in this town on Tuesday evening last, William, infant son of Ater and Eleanor Davis.


Died in this town on Wednesday night, at the residence of his uncle, Passmore Hoopes, Thomas Shipley Jeffeirs, aged 12 years.


September 20, 1839
Died in this county, on Tuesday, 3d, Seth Rundell, aged about 67 yrs.


Died in Butavia, Ohio, on the 28th, Julian Marcellus, son of Julian L. and Eliza Foote, of this place, aged 19 months and 13 days.


October 4, 1839
Married in this town, Oct. 1st, by W. H. D. Denney, Esq., John Baggby to Miss A. Davis, all of Copiah County.


Married in Greenfield, Sept. 5th, by the Rev. Mr. Washburn, James J. Person, of Port Gibson, Miss., to Miss Harriet Wells, of that town.


October 18, 1839
Married on Wednesday, Oct 2, by the Rev. Z. Butler, in Copiah County, Mr. Wm. C. Dorsey, of this county, to Miss Sarah Ann Hill, daughter of Mr. Jacob K. Hill.


Died on Wednesday, the 9th, Margret Sophia, daughter of Saml. And Nancy McClellan, of this county, aged 6 months and 28 days.


November 15, 1839
Died at Rocky Springs, on the 25th Oct. ult., Thomas Owens, son of William and Millicent Jones, aged 5 weeks and 5 days.


November 29, 1839
Died on the evening of the 24th Eliza Earnest, infant daughter of George B. and Henrietta Watson, aged 13 months and 9 days.


December 21, 1839
Married on the 19th, by the Hon. N. McDougall, Mr. McLeod to Mrs. Sarah Goodail, all of this county.


Departed this life on the 15th, Mrs. Susan A. McCorkle, aged 25.


January 4, 1840
Married on Wednesday, the 25th ult., by Thomas D. Jeffers, Esq., Braxton King to Miss Caroline Thompson, all of this county.


Married on Thursday last, the 2d, by Thomas D. Jeffers, Esq., Mr. James W. Rundell to Miss Elizabeth Dameron, all of this county.


February 29, 1840
Married on Tuesday last, the 15th, by Thomas D. Jeffers, Esq., Mr. Richard M. Moore to Miss Parnelia Kilcrease, all of this county.


March 28, 1840
Married on Thursday evening, 12th, by T. D. Jeffers, Esq., Jeremiah Calahan to Miss Ann Moore, late of Baltimore, Md.


Died at this place, on the 5th, Henry Green, in the 30th year of his age.  He was interred with Masonic honors.


May 30, 1840
Departed this life on Monday evening, 1st, William Benard, infant son of A. J. and Ann Jennette McGill, aged 3 months and 16 days.


Married in this place on Wednesday last, by the Hon. N. McDougall, Mr. William War to Miss Adaline Ingram.


June 13, 1840
Died in this town, on the 1st, James Harper, son of Dr. R. W. Harper, in the 17th year of his age.


July 18, 1840
Married on the 10th of June, at Matagorda, Texas, Mr. Hendon, of Alabama, to Mrs. Emeline Townsley, of Port Gibson, Miss.


October 23, 1840
Died at his residence in this place, on Friday evening, the 8th, of consumption, Jacob Greenwalt, in the 40th year of his age.  The deceased was a native of maryland.


October 30, 1840
Died at this place, on 28th, Dr. t. T. Hogg, aged 26 yrs, 8 wks and 15 days.  He emigrated to this state from Tenn. In 1835.  His remains were followed to the grave and buried with military and Masonic honors by the “Claiborne Guards” of which company he was a surgeon.


December 25, 1840
Died in this place, on the 17th, of consumption, Andrew J. Bridewell, in the 28th year of his age, a native of Kentucky, but for the last 14 years a resident of this place.


February 6, 1841
Died on the 27th January, John Vertner Douglass, aged 10 years, 4 months.  The deceased was the eldest son of the late J. S. douglass.


February 12, 1841
Married on Thursday evening last, by the Rev. Z. Butler, Maxwell W. Bland, Esq., to Mrs. Emeline Douglass, both of this county.


Departed this life on Friday monrning, the 5th, Ater Davis Esq., clerk of the Circuit Court of Claiborne County.  Mr. Davis was a native of Maryland, but came to Mississippi at a very early age.


March 5, 1841
Died in this place, on Friday, the 26th ult., Robert, infant son of Robert Potts, aged 10 months and 17 days.


April 2, 1841
Died in this place, Mr. James R. Wright.


April 9, 1841
Married in Port Gibson, on Thursday, the 8th April, by the Hon. N. McDougall, Mr. Asa H. Watkins, of Jefferson County, to Miss Adaline Kennison, of this town.


Married in Jefferson County, on Thursday, the 8th April, by the Rev. Mr. Anderson, Mr. Wm. B. Smith to Miss Eunice Braman, both of this place.


May 7, 1841
Died at the residence of Mr. Geo. Watson, on the 11th ult., his wife, Henrietta S. Watson.  The deceased was a native of Maryland.


May 14, 1841
Married on 15th ult., at the residence of Mrs. Margaret Bowie, parish of Iberville, by the Rev. Abbe Eun Dupuy, Rector of St. Gabriel's Church, Joseph H. Moore, of Madison Parish, LA, and formerly of this place, to Matilda E., dau. of the late Col. Resin P. Bowie.


June 4, 1841
Married on Thursday, the 3d, by Thomas D. Jeffers, Esq., Mr. theodore Noel to Mrs. Eugenia Dillard, both of this place.


August 6, 1841
Died on Wednesday, the 4th, William Catlin, infant son of Horatio N. and Sarah A. Spencer, aged 3 months and 8 days.


August 20, 1841
Died at the house of Col. Hankinson, in this county, on the 6th, the only daughter of David Stiles, aged 20 months.


Died on the 17th, D. Y. Thomas, of this place, Mr. thomas was a native of Connecticut.


September 10, 1841
Died at his residence in Claiborne County, on the 27th of August, Duncan H. McIntyre.  Mr. McIntyre had been a resident of the county many years.  On the same day, shortly after the death of its father, an infant of Duncan McIntyre, Adeline McIntyre.


October 1, 1841
Died in this city, on Saturday last, Mrs. Julia Frances Merrifield, aged 26 years, eldest daughter of Mr. Erastus Clark, of Hartford, Vermont, and wire of Mr. Alden S. Merrifield, of this city.


October 22, 1841
Died at his residence in this co., on 14th ult., Major James Davenport.


January 22, 1842
Married on New Years Eve, P. B. Hawes, of Port Gibson, to Miss Ann Eliza, daughter of the late Mr. Lewis, Esq., of this city.


Died at the residence of Mrs. Gibson, January 7, 1842, her oldest son, Jonathan Wood, in the 32d year of his age.


February 5, 1842
Married on Thursday, the 3d, at Hickory Grove, in this county, by Thomas d. Jeffers, Esq., Mr. Allen Davis to Miss Polly Ann Moore.


March 19, 1842
Married on Thursday evening last, by Rev. Zebulon Butler, Mr. Jesse Smith to Mrs. Ann Pendleton, all of Port Gibson.


April 23, 1842
Married in this vicinity, on Tues. eve. Last, by Rev. C. R. Marshall, of vicksburg, John D. Freeman, Esq., of this city, Attorney General of Miss., to Miss Eliza Adams, daughter of the Hon. George Adams.


June 18, 1842
Drowned - Charles W. Middleton, while bathing in the river, opposite the plantation of Dr. W. S. Smith, was accidently drowned on Saturday last.  The deceased was a native of Virginia and has relations in Alabama.  (Concordia Intelligencer)


July 9, 1842
Died on Thursday last, the 7th, at the residence of William Nelson, Esq., Mr. J. D. Dupuy.


Died on Saturday morning last, in this place, Catharine Ann, daughter of - L. and Eliza Foote, aged 11 months.


July 23, 1842
Married in Jefferson county, on Monday, the 13th, by the Rev. Prof. Marshall, of Oakland College, William Sillers, Esq., of Port Gibson, to Miss Ann Caroline, daughter of the late James Stuart.


Departed this life on the 11th, at the Hermitage, the seat of Jonathan McCaleb, Esq., Claiborne co., Miss, Miss Mary Louisa Lyde, aged 27 years, 5 months, a native of Wilmington, N. C.  


August 13, 1842
Died on the 26th ult., at her residence in Hinds County, near Clinton, Mrs. Elizabeth H. Kearney, in the 29th year of her age, consort of mr. Thomas Kearney, and daughter of the late Col. ----mon Robinson, of this county.


August 20, 1842
Married in this town on Thursday evening, the 18th, by the Rev. Z. butler, Mr. Benj. W. Thomson, to Miss Caroline Robinson, daughter of William Robinson, of this county.


Died in this town, on Friday, the 12th, Bernard, infant son of Abraham and Elizabeth Cohen, aged 5 months and 2 days.


Died on Tues., the 16th, in this town, Hardy W. Pope, a native of North Carolina, but for the last 19 years a resident of this county.  His remains were followed to the grave by the Masonic Fraternity.


August 27, 1842
Died on the evening of the 20th, William H. D. Denney, Esq., Aged 61.


September 3, 1842
Died in this down on the 16th ultimo, Maria Pamela, infant daughter of andrew and Jane Maria McClure, aged one year and one month.


September 24, 1842
Died on the 19th, at his residence in this county, Mr. Samson Bridgers, aged 47 years.  His father emigrated from Carolina to this country when the subject of this notice was very young.  He was long a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church.


October 22 1842
Married in this town, on Thursday, the 20th, by Thomas D. Jeffers, Esq., Mr. Hiram T. Adams to Miss Sarah Kinnason, all of this county.


October 29, 1842
Married in this county on Wednesday, the 26th, by Thomas D. Jeffers, Esq., William P. Lowery to Mrs. Celia Ann Wetherall, all of this co.


January 7, 1843
Died in this county, on Sunday, the 25th, mrs. Martha Hulbert, daughter of Richard Sheffield, deceased.


January 21, 1843
Married at the Presbytarian Church in this town, on Sunday last, by the Rev. Z. Butler, William T. Miller, Esq., of Vicksburg, to Emily, youngest daughter fo the late Hon. Peter A. Vandorn, of this place.


January 28, 1843
Married on Monday last, the 23d, in this county, by Thos. D. Jeffers, Esq., Mr. Henderson Frisby to Miss Martha Sims, all of Jefferson Co.


February 18, 1843
Died in this county, on Thurs. last, the 9th, Mr. William E. Andrews, a native of Rowan Co., North Carolina, in the 31st year of his age.


April 29, 1843Died in this down, on Tuesday last, at the residence of the Rev Zebulon butler, his mother-in-law, Mrs. Esther Murdock.  Mrs. M. has resided in the county about 30 years.


July 8, 1843
Mr. John a. Rowan, well known in this city, was killed some weeks since in a recounter with Dudley Woolfolk, in Woodford County, Kentucky.  Ill treatment of his wife, who was Woolfolk's sister, is said to have been the cause of the difficulty, which resulted in his untimely death.


July 22, 1843
Died on Wednesday evening last, at his residence, of fever, Mr. John Heddrick, an old and well know citizen of this county.


August 19, 1843
Died on Sunday, the 6th, at the residence of Capt. Joseph Regan, in this county, L. W. Polliet, a native of Salisbury, Maryland, but for several years past a citizen of Mississippi.


August 26, 1843
Died in this town, on 14th, Zebulon, infant son of Rev. Zebulon Butler.


September 23, 1843
Married in this town, on Thursday evening, the 21st, by the Rev. Zebulon Butler, Mr. John H. St. John to Mrs. Ellen Davis.


October 14, 1843
Died in this city, on Saturday evening last, R. L. Brenham, Esq., late associate editor of the Daily Tropic, in the 29th year of his age.  Mr. Brenham was a native of Kentucky, emigrating to Miss. 6 years ago.


October 28, 1843
Died at vicksburg, on the evening of the 17th, Mr. Hugh Watt, in the 34th year of his age.  Mr. Watt was a native of Scotland, but in early life emigrated to this country.


December 9, 1843
Died on the 4th, at the residence of Dr. A. H. Peck, of this place, Miss Sarah Merrifield, daughter of Mr. P. Merryfield, of Windsor, Vermont, aged 17 years.


April 13, 1844
Married on Thursday morning, 11th, by the Rev. Z. Butler, N. Benedict, Esq., of Batavia, Ohio, to Mrs. E. Hendon, of this place.


May 11, 1844
Died in this town, on Monday, the 6th, Clarendon, son of Dr. A. H. Peck, aged 1 year and 14 days.


May 18, 1844
Married on Thursday evening, the 16th, by the Rev. Z. Butler, Mr. Richard Underwood to Miss Catharine E. Jeffers, all of this place.


Died on the 15th, at the residence of his father, William C. Crane, in the 25th year of his age.


June 15, 1844
Died on the 14th, Mrs. Temma Spencer, at the residence of her son, H. N. Spencer, Esq..


June 22, 1844
Died on the 14th, Blanche, infant daughter of H. M. and Sarah Posey, of this place.


July 13, 1844
Married on the 20th ult., by the Rev. Z. butler, Dr. J. B. Alexander, of Shelbyville, Ky., to Miss elizabeth Richardson, of this county.


Married on the 2d, by the same, Henry W. Allen, Esq., of Grand gulf, to Miss Salone Anne Crane, daughter of James Crane, Esq., of this co.


Died on the 5th, Mrs. Elizabeth Magruder, wife of Dr. T. B. Magruder.


Died on the 7th, Mrs. Marler, at an advanced age


January 15, 1845
Died at his residence in this county, on the 4th, Franklin H. Dorsey, in the 25th year of his age.


March 12, 1845
Departed this life on the morning of the 7th, Mrs. Amelia Malinda Killingsworth, consort of Mr. Anon Killingsworth, aged 23 years.


A man named Woodburn put an end to his existence on Saturday night last, at the house of a Dutch grocery keeper, named Emrick, by taking laudanum


April 16, 1845
Married in this county, on the 10th, by the Rev. B. H. Williams, Mr. John McCaleb, of Adams county, to Miss Indiana, daughter of John Booth, Esq., of Claiborne.


On Monday afternoon last, John B. Hixon was shot dead, a few miles from this place, by his father-in-law, Lewis Lot.  Hixon, it seems, had maltreated his wife, who had sought refuge at her father's house.  Mr. L. immediately came to town, delivered himself up to the officers of justice, and was tried before his Honor Judge Burrus, on Wednesday, and acquitted.


December 3, 1845
Married on Thursday evening, by the Rev. Mr. Forsythe, Dr. S. P. Shaifer to Miss Esther Patton, all of this county.


Married at Grand Gulf, on the 13th, by the Rev. Z. butler, Thomas J. Durant, Esq., of new Orleans, to miss Mary E. Harper, youngest daughter of Dr. Harper, of Port Gibson.


February 4, 1846
Married on the 20th, at the residence of E. B. Newell, Esq., of Tensas Parish, La., by the Rev. James m. Knight, Mr. Nathaniel P. Moody, of Port Gibson, to Miss Ann Elizabeth Nugent, of the former parish.


June 24, 1846
Bill of Divorce - William Weatherly -vs- Martha E. Weatherly.


August 8, 1846
An altercation took place on Tuesday evening between Daniel Kellen and Thomas Hoey, and both being excited from liquor, blows were interchanged; Killen took up a wooden picket and struck Hoey on the head, knocking him senseless.  He died yesterday morning.


September 5, 1846
Died in this vicinity, on Thursday, the 30th ultimo, Mrs. Cornelia Virginia Putnam, consort of a. W. Putnam, Esq.


September 12, 1846
Married in vicksburg, on Tuesday night, 1st, at Thatcher's Hotel, by N. G. Bryson, Esqr., Mr. William Regan, of Yazoo City, to Mrs. Mary Ann Butler, of Port Gibson, Miss.


It is reported in town that col. W. b. Minor shot and killed Col. Wilkinson, living on Paw Paw Island, and wounded his son, Edward Wilkinson, so severly that he is not expected to recover.


We learned from the Holly springs Guard that Bartley A. Cox was killed on the 19th ult., by the accidental discharge of a gun in his own hands.


October 3, 1846
It is our painful duty to record the sudden death of Dr. Westcott, of Jackson, Miss.  He died in this place on the 23d ult., of hemorrhage of the lungs.


November 21, 1846
It becomes our painful duty to chronical a bloodthirsty tragedy.  The parties concerned were John Catlin, the deceased, Abel Kelly, Abram Kelly, Jesse H. Martin and Wm. Clawson.  On Friday the two Kellys, Martin, Clawson and another young man, rode up to the brickyard where Catlin was making a kiln of bricks, and while he was engaged in giving some directions to the hands, Martin fired on him.  The shot struck Catlin in the neck severing an artery.  Catlin then caught up a rifle and shot Martin striking him on the left cheek.  The others then fled, but returned and Abel Kelly shot Catlin several times after he had fallen from weakness due to loss of blood.  Clawson has been arrested, Martin died on yesterday morning, the kellys have not been apprehended, the elder Mrs. Kelly is now under arrest for aiding and abetting the murderers.


February 20, 1847
Married in Grand gulf, on the 10th, by Rev'd. R. S. Bertron, Mr. Benjamin F. Booth to Miss Anna Harrington, all of this county.


PORT GIBSON HERALD
Port Gibson, MS
Edwin Junius Foster, Editor & Proprietor


October 13, 1842
Married on Tues. eve., the 11th, at the residence of Jas. J. Person, Esq., by the Rev. Z. Butler, Olis Braman to Miss Louisa E. Wells.


On the same evening, at the same place, by the same Reverend Gentleman, Moses Clarke, Esq., to Miss Amelia Wells.


November 24, 1842
Died on Sat. eve. Last, very suddenly, Mr. Park, formerly of Indiana.


January 19, 1843
Married on Wednesday evening, the 11th, by the Rev. Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Francis Griffin to Miss Sarah Jane Cogan, all of this county.


February 2, 1843
Died on the 20th Dec. last, at Edgehill, Albermarle County, Va., the residence of her father, Thomas Jefferson Randolph, Mrs. Margarette S. Randolph, consort of the Hon. Wm. M. Randolph, of this place, leaving a husband and two infant children.


February 9, 1843
Married in this place, on Thursday evening, the 2d, by the Rev. Z. Butler, P. F. Hansborough to Martha L. Johnson, all of this place.


Departed this life on Saturday evening last, at the residence of Mr. Elias Phillips, near Paulding, his son-in-law, Hiram Adams, of epidemic disease which is at present prevailing in this county.  His wife then laboring under the same disease, followed her partner in death the next day leaving a tender off spring.  (Paulding Clarion)


February 16, 1843
Married on the 12th, by Richard Parkinson, a Justice of the Peace, Mr. Lewis Williams to Mrs. Mary Guy, all of Claiborne County.


April 6, 1843
Married in Cayuga, Hinds County, on Friday last, Mr. J. R. Murry, of this place, to Miss Cora J. Keyes, of Grand Gulf.


Married on Tuesday evening last, by T. D. Jeffers, Esq., Mr. Thomas Vernon to Mrs. Mary Bruce, all of this place.


April 20, 1843
Married on Sunday, the 16th, by Thos. D. Jeffers, Esq., Mr. Thomas Loury to Mrs. Susan C. Goslin, all of this place.


Died suddenly, of cramp colic, on the 5th at Capt. Sandy K. Young's, of this county, Mr. James O'Kelly Yarbrough, in the 22d year of his age.  He was a native of Franklin County, N. C. (Holly Springs Guard)


May 25, 1843
Married in this county, on Thursday, the 18th, Mr. Franklin H. Dorsey to Miss Martha Ann Henderson, daughter of Geo. Henderson, Esq.


Married on the 18th, by Rev. Z. Butler, at the Hermitage, the seat of Jonathan M. Caleb, Esq., Henry H. Hall, Esq., to Mrs. Indiana Faulk.


June 22, 1843
It becomes our painful duty to announce the death of Israel Loring, Esq., the patriarch of our town, who departed this life on Sunday, the 18th, in the 75th year of his age.  The deceased was a native of Sunbury, Mass., from whence he removed in the year 1789, to Marietta, Ohio, then a frontier post in the wilderness, where for some time he acted as Commissary in the Army under the command of Gen. Wayne.  In the year 1803 he removed to this county, then just formed, and erected the first frame dwelling in this town.  His remains were accompanied to the tomb by the Masonic Fraternity, of which he was an honored member.


June 29, 1843
Died in this city, Saturday night, the 10th, Doctor James A. Maxwell, a native of Mississippi, and for the last three years a resident of this city, in the 33d year of his age.  Doctor Maxwell was a graduate of Louisville Medical College.  His remains were taken to his native state for interment.  (New Orleans Tropic)


July 27, 1843
Departed this life, at the residence of his son-in-law, H. N. Spencer, Esq., Mr. Samuel Marshall, in the 79th year of his age.  He was a native of Pennsylvania and when only 13 years old he emigrated to Natchez, during Spanish times, and has resided in Mississippi 60 years.  During the latter years of his life he has been stricken with blindness, and afflicted with great dullness of hearing.


August 3, 1843
Departed this life on the 27th ult., Robert Brown, son of the Rev. B. B. and M. M. Killikelly, aged 14 months and 15 days.


August 10, 1843
Married on Thursday evening last, 3d, by T. D. Jeffers, Esq., Mr. Joseph Neal to Miss Rebecca J. Harman, all of this place.


August 24, 1843
Died on Wed., the 16th, at Rocky Springs, Mr. James P. Scisson.


Departed this life, on the 18th, Mrs. Nancy Allen Wells, relict of W. E. Wells, in the 36th year of her age.  Mrs. W. was the daughter of Deacon Luther Clark, of Northampton, Mass.


September 21, 1843
Died at Rodney, Miss., on 13th, Harrison Logan, aged about 13 yrs.


Died at the same place, on the 15th, Robert Logan, aged about 18 yrs.


Died at the same place, on the 17th, Mary, daughter of Dr. James Andrews, aged about 3 years.


Died at Fayette, on Thursday, the 6th, Washington S. Burch, aged about 38 years.


Died at St. Louis, Mo., G. Earl Martin, Esq., of Rodney, Miss.


October 12, 1843
Departed this life on the 24th ultimo, Mrs. Charlotte Anne Elizabeth, wife of Joseph H. Newman, of this county, in the 41st year of her age.


The paper published but recently, the obituary of Thomas Freeland, the second son of Thomas Freeland, Esq., of this county, since which time death has removed two lovely children from the bosom of his family.  His youngest son, Augustine, and Eugenia Bell, an adopted daughter, were the subjects of a fatal disease.


October 19, 1843
Died Sunday morning, the 8th, of congestive fever, at the residence of Dr. W. B. Lindsay, in this place, Mr. Horace Boughton, aged 24 years.  Mr. Boughton was born and raised in Canfield, Ohio.


Died of yellow fever, at Dr. Stone's Hospital, in New Orleans, on Tuesday, 26th ult., George Dies, resident of this place.


November 23, 1843
Married on Thursday, the 17th, by the Rev. J. R. Hutchison, Mr. Andrew Allison, of Rodney, to Miss Mary, daughter of Matthew Bolls, Esq., near Oakland College.


December 7, 1843
Married on Thursday evening last, at the residence of A. K. Shaifer, Esq., by the Rev. Z. Butler, Mr. John Burnet to Miss Elizabeth Shaifer, all of this county.


Married on the 9th ult., by R. Parkinson, Esq., Mr. Green B. Wheeler to Miss Elizabeth Davis, all of this county.


Married on Tuesday evening, the 5th, by R. Parkinson, Esq. Mr. Martin N. Hulbert, to Mrs. Sinai Rail, all of this county.


December 28, 1843
Died in Port Gibson, on Monday, the 17th, Thomas D. Jeffers, Esq., in the 43d year of his age.  The deceased was a native of the state of Georgia, from whence his parents emigrated when he was an infant, and settled in this county.


January 18, 1844
Died suddenly, in this place, on Monday morning, the 15th, of hemorrhage of the lungs, Mr. Robert May, late of Nelson County, Kentucky, aged about 23 years. (Grand Gulf)


February 1, 1844
Died in this county, on Tuesday last, John B. Madrick.


May 2, 1844
Died on Monday, the 29th of April, 1844, at his residence in Port Gibson, B. W. Morehead, M. D., in the 34th year of his age.  Dr. Morehead was a native of Kentucky and a graduate of the old Medical School at Philadelphia.  He removed to this state in 1836.  He left a wife and three small children.  His remains were interred in the cemetery of Port Gibson.


June 13, 1844
Died in this place, on the 7th, Henry, infant son of the late Dr. B. W. and Mrs. Mary Ann Morehead.


Died on 11th , Margt. Frances, infant dau. Of Mr. & Mrs. Robert Potts.


July 11, 1844
Married on the 20th ult., by the Rev. Z Butler, Dr. J. B. Alexander of Shelbyville, Ky., to Miss Elizabeth Richardson, of this county.


Married on the 2d, by the same, Henry W. Allen Esq., of Grand Gulf, to Miss Salone Anne Crane, daughter of James Crane Esq., of this co.


Married near Willow Springs, in this county, on the 4th, by Rev. J. Maclennan, Mr. Clark Cook to Miss Ann Maria Martin.


Died on the 5th, Mrs. Elizabeth Magruder, wife of Dr. T. B. Magruder.


Died on the 7th, Mrs. Marlee, at an advanced age.


July 18, 1844
Died on Friday, the 12th, Laura, youngest daughter of John B. Coleman, Esq., aged 1 year and 8 months.


August 22, 1844
On yesterday, about 12 o'clock, Patterson Porter, overseer for Dr. Peck, stabbed John S. Waters, a carpenter, at the Prentiss House.  Waters died in about 10 minutes.  Porter is in custody.  (Vicksburg Whig)


August 29, 1844
Died yesterday morning, Mrs. Aletheia Gordon, aged about 70 years.  She was one of the oldest residents of this place.


September 5, 1844
Died in this place, on the 30th ult., Miss Christiana M. Muncaster.


September 12, 1844
Died at Blue Lick Springs, Kentucky, on the 10th ult., of hemorrhage of the lungs, Alfred T. Barnes, Esq., of this county.  The deceased was a native of this county.


September 19, 1844
Died Friday, 13th, in this co., Mrs. Tomlinson, aged about 78 years.


Died on Monday, the 16th, Mrs. Smith, consort of Jas. D. Smith.


Departed this life Fri. morn., the 13th, James Andrew, only child of Mrs. Eliz. Greenwault, of this place.  He was 6 yrs. and 4 ½ mos.


October 3, 1844
Died at the residence of her brother, in Rodney, on Tuesday, the 24th ult., of pulmonary consumption, Miss Emeline J. Broughton, aged 32 years 10 months.  The deceased was a native of Kentucky.


October 10, 1844
Died Tuesday evening, the 3d, Lucy B., infant daughter of Rev. Mr. James and Mrs. L. A. Maclennan, aged 1 year and 24 days.


October 17, 1844
Died in this town, Tuesday last, Wm. G. Renaud, aged about 32.


October 24, 1844
Died at the residence of David McCaleb, Esq., in this county, on the 14th, his wife, eldest daughter of Col. Farrar, an officer of the Revolution in the South Carolina line.  Mrs. McCaleb was born in 1778 and married in 1784 in the state of South Carolina, being at her demise in the 66th year of her age.


November 7, 1844
Died in this place, on the 6th, Henry Devine, aged about 30 years.  The deceased was a native of the Kingdom of Ireland.


January 2, 1845
Died at Oakland College, on the 25th, Mrs. Frances Merwin Black, consort of S. H. B. Black, Esq., aged 26 years.


January 23, 1845
Died in this county, on Friday last, Mr. Josia Marler.


Died near this town, on Saturday last, Joseph McVoy, Esq., one of our oldest citizens.


February 20, 1845
Died in this town, on Saturday evening last, Mrs. Mary Barefield.


March 13, 1845
Died at the Big Black, in this county, Mr. Thomas B. Briggs, eldest son of Mr. Briggs, former sheriff of this county.  His disease was cyriscepeletous fever.


Died in this place, on the 12th, Mrs. Sophia E. Murphy.


March 20, 1845
Died on Tuesday night last, in this place, Margaret Ann, daughter of Thomas B. and Sarah Hay, aged about 3 years.


March 27, 1845
James R. Mead died at the residence of George Lake, Esq., on Sunday, the 9th.


May 22, 1845
Died in Port Gibson, on the 15th, Mrs. Amelia W. Clark, consort of Mr. Moses Clark, and youngest daughter of Deacon Samuel Wells, of Greenfield, Mass.  Consumption has taken another loved one.


May 29, 1845
Died near Port Gibson, on Sunday morning last, John W. Thompson, Esq., aged 62 years.  Mr. Thompson was one of our oldest citizens having emigrated to this county about the time of its organization, more than 40 years ago.


June 26, 1845
Married in St. Louis, May 4th, at the residence of Eleazer Block, Mr. John Kercheval, formerly of this place, to Miss Anne Block, of Louisiana, Mo.


July 3, 1845
Married on the morning of the 25th ult., at the residence of Mr. McGilvary, by the Rev. Z. Butler, Mr. Baynard Turpin to Miss Susanna Evans, all of this county.


July 17, 1845
Died at the residence of Mr. Neilson, about 3 miles from Port Gibson, on the 10th, William L. Parr.


August 7, 1845
Died in this place, last night, Mrs. Virginia McCall.


August 14, 1845
Died in this county, on Sunday evening, the 10th, Mr. Kilcrease, aged about 65 years.


Died in this county, on Sunday night, the 10th, of consumption, Mrs. Sarah Berry, about 46 years of age.


September 4, 1845
Died on Fri., the 22d ult., at the residence of his brother, in Jefferson Co., of apoplexy, Benjamin F. West, Esq., in the 41st year of his age.  Deceased was native of Jefferson, but has long resided in this co.


September 25, 1845
Died on 17th, at his residence near this place, Mr. John G. Greeves.


October 2, 1845
Married on the 24th ult., by Rev. Z. Butler, at the residence of John E. Hall, Esq., Mr. Robert A. Flowers to Miss Mary Ann Hall.


Died on the 25th ult., Sarah, daughter of Benj. G. & Mildred Humphreys, aged 2 ½ years.


October 16, 1845
Married on the 12th, by the Rev. A. P. Merrill, Wm. Lindsay Patterson, Esq., of Bear Lake, La., to Miss Arrianna Stanford, of this co.


Died on Wednesday night, the 8th, Elsey, daughter of Aaron J. and Elizabeth Frisby, of this place.


Died on Thursday night last, Mr. Harvey Davis, of this place.


Died on Friday night last, Patrick Donnelly, of this place.


November 6, 1845
Died in this place, of hemorrhage, of the 31st ult., Susan M., wife of Mr. R. M. Harrison, and daughter of Joshua Edwards, Esq., formerly of Philadelphia.


November 20, 1845
Married on the 10th, by the Rev. Mr. Thigpen, Mr. A. T. Bridgers, of this county, to Miss S. A. Jones, of Hinds.


Married at the residence of James A. Maxwell, Esq., Grand Gulf, by Rev. Z. Butler, on the 13th, Thomas J. Durant, Esq., of New Orleans, to Miss Mary E. Harper, youngest dau. Of Dr. Harper, of Port Gibson.


November 27, 1845
Married on Thursday evening last, by the Rev. Mr. Forsythe, Dr. S. P. Shaifer to Miss Esther W. Patton, all of this county.


December 18, 1845
Died in this town, on the 11th, Mrs. Virginia J. Gilkey, consort of A. Gilkey, Esq.


Died in this county, on the 13th, Miss Catharine Cobun.


January 29, 1846
Married on the 20th, at the residence of E. B. Newell, Esq, of Tensas Parish, La., by the Rev. James M. Knight, Mr. Nathaniel P. Moody, of
Port Gibson, Miss., to Miss Anne Elizabeth Nugent, of the former parish.


Died in this county, on the 21st, Mrs. Caroline M. Creighton, consort of Fletcher Creighton, Esq.


Died in this county, on the 22nd, Mr. William McClure.


March 12, 1846
Married in Franklin Co., on the 1st, by the Rev. John Burch, John F. Perkins, of Port Gibson, to Miss Sarah E. Bovard, of the former place.


April 2, 1846
Married on Thursday evening, the 26th ult., at the residence of E. W. Jimeson, in this county, by Hon. Jasper Richmond, Mr. John S. Tucker to Miss Priscilla Cornelius.


May 7, 1846
Married on 19th ult., at residence of David McComb, Esq. At Rocky Springs, by the Rev. Z. Butler, Mr. A. Hannah to Isabella McComb.


Married on the 30th ult., at the residence of Mrs. Chaplain, in Port Gibson, by the same, Wm. Perkins, Esq., of Madison Parish, La., to Miss Eleanor Murdock.


July 16, 1846
Married on the 8th, by the Rev. Z. Butler, at the residence of Dr. Abbay, in Port Gibson, Robert Cade, Esq., to Mrs. Martha M. Taylor, both of Attakapas, La.


July 31, 1846
Died on the 23d, at Fairview Plantation, Mr. Gilbert Lemons, aged 33 years; his parents, immigrants from Scotland and resident of this county for more than 30 years.


Died at St. Louis, on the 14th, Dr. Jeremiah B. Warren, formerly of Rodney, Miss.  Dr. Warren was a native of Boyle County, Ky., and emigrated to Mississippi very early in life.


Died on the 25th, at Rocky Spring, Miss., Susett, daughter of Dr. J. S. and Sarah Coombs, in the 4th year of her age.


August 28, 1846
Married in Louisville, on the 13th, Mr. Jacob Miller, of Port Gibson, to Miss Mary Lane, of Louisville.


September 4, 1846
Married on Tuesday evening, the 1st, by Rev. Z. Butler, Mr. James M. Sutton to Miss Laura Cross, all of Port Gibson.


September 25, 1846
Died in this place on Tuesday last, at the residence of Mr. D. C. Ellis, Dr. G. J. Westcott.


October 30, 1846
Married on the 28th, by the Rev. Mr. T. Owens, Mr. Felix A. Powers, of this county, to Miss Laura Flowers, of Jefferson.


Died at the residence of Thomas Berry, his uncle, on the 26th, Mr. Young Berry, of Yazoo County, aged 23 years.


January 8, 1847
Married at Grand Gulf, on Thurs. evening, the 31st ult., by the Rev. T. W. Harris, Mr. Quincy A. French to Miss Myra Goff, all of this place.


February 5, 1847
Married on the 14th of Jan., by D. McComb, Mr. Abel Strong to Miss Elizabeth Parks, all of this county.


February 12, 1847
Married at Grand Gulf, on Wednesday evening, the 10th, by the Rev. S. R. Bertron, Benjamin Booth, of Port Gibson, to Miss Anna E. Harrington, of Grand Gulf.


September 22, 1848
Died on the 10th, at the residence of his father, in this co., Calvin States, only son of T. C. and Diana Trevilian, aged 5 years, 7 months and 19 days.


Died in this place, on Sunday, the 24th, Moses T. Wilson, formerly of Cincinnati, Ohio.


Died near Waterproof, Tensas Parish, La., on the 15th, Mrs. Parmelia S., consort of Rev. Byron Benton, and daughter of the late John H. and Sarah C. Goff, formerly of Claiborne County, Miss.


Married on Thursday evening, Sept. 28th, by the Rev. Zebulon Butler, James W. Watson, Esq., to Miss Miriam Buck, all of this county.


October 13, 1848
Died in this town, on Sunday evening, the 8th, Thomas Emily, dau. of Polly Ann and Allen Davis, aged 3 years, 6 months and 26 days.


November 10, 1848
Died in this town, on Friday last, Benjamin Franklin, infant son of Mr. & Mrs. A. J. McGill.


February 2, 1849
Married on Thursday evening, the 25th ult., by Rev. Z. Butler, Mr. Wm. Clark to Miss Letitia Venables, all of this county.


Married on yesterday, the 1st, by W. H. Jacobs, Esq., Mr. Abraham Heath to Miss Mary McVoy, all of this county.


February 9, 1849
Married on Sunday, the 21st ult., at the residence of Mr. A. Heath, by N. McDougall, Esq., Mr. James W. Marler to Mrs. Mary Ann Marler, all of this county.


Married on Sunday, the 4th, at the residence of Mr. Levi Elmore, by the same, Mr. Joseph W. C. Parret to Miss Clarke Ann Goodwin, all of this county.


February 16, 1849
Married in this town, on Wed. evening last, by the Rev. Mr. Boyd, Howell Hinds, Esq., of Jefferson County, to Mrs. Mary Ann Lape.


February 23, 1849
Married on Thursday morning, the 15th, by the Rev. Z. Butler, Mr. Abram A. Green to Miss Caroline Maury, all of this place.


Died on Friday morning, the 16th, Louise B., daughter of J. B. and Catharine Coleman, aged 8 weeks.


March 23, 1849
Died in Hinds County, Miss., Mrs. Frances H. Lamon, in the 24th year of her age.  She was the daughter of the late Ezra Marble, of this co.


Our venerable fellow citizen, Dr. Samuel Dorsey, was eighty-one years old on the 3d of March, and in three days afterwards his spirit returned to God.  He was a native of Maryland.


April 13, 1849
Died at the residence of Mr. James Derrah, in this place, yesterday afternoon, Mr. A. H. Horner.


April 20, 1849
Died in Grand Gulf, on the 12th, Mr. Josiah Rundell, in the 45th year of his age.  The deceased was born in Claiborne County, near Port Gibson, on the 7th day of August, 1804.


May 11, 1849
Married on Wednesday evening last, the 9th, by the Rev. Thos. B. Adams, Mr. M. D. Tilden to Mrs. Gabriella J. West.


Married on the same evening, by the Rev. F. W. Byrd, Mr. Daniel J. Dohan to Mrs. Rebecca Rembert.


Died on Thursday, 12th, of cholera, on board the steamboat Oella No. 2, lying at this place, Mr. G. N. Campbell, of Jefferson County, Miss. (Fort Smith Herald)


May 18, 1849
Married at the Episcopal Church in this place, on Sunday last, Dr. E. H. Stiles, of Claiborne County, Miss., to Miss Lucretia M. Ward, of this place (Canton Creole)


Died at the residence of Mr. E. D. Newell, in La., on Friday, the 14th, A. G. Dorsey, late of this county.  His remains were interred in the family burial place near Port Gibson.


Died on Mon. last, of cholera, at Camp on Mazzard Prairie, near this place, Mr. G. W. Lowery, of Franklin Co., Miss.  (Fort Smith Herald)


June 1, 1849
Albert Gallatin Dorsey, N. D., deceased at the residence of his brother-in-law, Edward D. Newell, Esq., on the 11th.  The deceased received a diploma from the Medical School of Louisville.


June 29, 1849
Died at the residence of her father, James Crane, Esq., on the 25th, Mrs. Catharine Bertron, wife of Rev. S. R. Bertron.


July 13, 1849
Died at her residence in this county, on the 21st ult., Mrs. Gradick aged 82 years.  This most aged resident of our county was a native of South Carolina and had been in this place nearly 40 years.  She has left three daughters.  


Died on Monday morning last, in this village, Harriet Lavinia, wife of John K. Marble, in the 17th year of her age.


July 20, 1849
Died on the 12th, at the residence of Mrs. Sarah L. Barnes, in this co., Julian, the eldest child of Mr. B. G. and Mrs. Mildred Humphreys.


August 24, 1849
Died at East Pascagoula, on the 2d, A. Burent, Esq., last of this co.


Died at Louisville, Ky., on the 10th, Mr. Gilkly, late of this town.


August 31, 1849
Died in this town, the 4th August, at the residence of his son, Mr. D. J. Kiger, Col. Geo. W. Kiger, of Winchester, Frederick County, Va., in the 67th year of his age.


September 28, 1849
Died on Monday, 24th, at his father's residence in this county, William Clark, son of Geo., S. Clark, aged 21 years and 6 months.


November 2, 1849
Departed this life, October 18, 1849, in the 22d year of her age, at the residence of her husband, Mary Eliza Swearingen, consort of Wm. Harris McAlpine.


December 28, 1849
Died at Rocky Springs, on the 13th, Mrs. Louisa Fisher, wife of Geo. W. Fisher, and daughter of Mr. Wm. Clark, aged 23 years.


January 24, 1850
Mrs. Emily Jane Moreland is no more.  She was the dau. of Dr. John and Eliza Laybourne, a native of Claiborne Co., Miss.  Born 2 miles from Port Gibson (on the same day she died) Jan. 27th, 1809. She was married to Josiah Willis, January 7, 1828 and lived with him till July 16, 1832 when Providence deprived her of her husband and the father of her 3 children.  In August 1838 she was married to L. F. Moreland.


February 2, 1850
James Chamberlain, President and oldest professor of Oakland College, departed this life, of Typhoid fever, on the 2d of January, 1850, at residence of his brother, Washington Chamberlain, in Charleston, Va.


February 15, 1850
Died on Typhoid fever, at Charleston, Kenewa Valley, Va., on the 2d of January, 1850, Dr. James Chamberlain, for many years a citizen of Port Gibson, but recently of Thompkin's Bend, La.  Dr. Chamberlain was a native of Adams County, Pa.  He graduated at Jefferson College in western Pennsylvania, in 1826.


February 22, 1850
Died in this place, on Tuesday night last, very suddenly, Wm. M. Randolph, aged about 40 years.


March 8, 1850
Died in this county, on Monday last, Mr. David McCaleb, an old and highly esteemed citizen.


Died at the residence of Timothy Shannahan, in this place, on Wednesday, the 6th, Mr. John T. Brown.


May 31, 1850
Departed this life on the 15th March last, at his late residence in this county, Mr. James Moor, at the age of 54 years.  Mr. Moor had resided in this co. 40 years, and had been a member of the Methodist Church.


Died on the 8th, William A. Hankinson, aged 19 years and 30 days.  His death was caused by the accidental firing of a pistol.


September 27, 1850
Died in New Orleans, on Saturday, the 21st, of dropsy, Col. William Bridgers, of this county.  He was born in North Carolina, February 3, 1790, and has resided in this county over 40 years.  His remains were brought to Grand Gulf, where they were interred on Wed., the 25th.


October 18, 1850
Died in Port Gibson, on Monday, the 14th, George N., infant son of Mr. & Mrs. N. P. Moody.


October 25, 1850
Died in Port Gibson, on the 14th, John Adison Carrick, a native of Sparta, White County, Tennessee, aged 16, years.


Died in Pt. Gibson, Tues., 23d, infant dau. of Mr. & Mrs. J. Cameron.


Died near Lake Providence, La., on the 9th, Mr. George P. Sisson, formerly a resident of this county.


November 8, 1850
Married on Wednesday evening, the 6th, by the Rev. T. B. Adams, Mr. Benj. Humphreys to Miss Mary Jefferies, all of this county.


November 15, 1850
Married at residence of J. T. Marye, Esq., in this place, Tues. morn. Last, by Rev. Z. Butler, J. Green Railey to Ann E. Hoopes, of this co.


Married at the residence of the late B. O. Smith, in this co., on the 18th Sept., by Rev. Z. Butler, Charles R. Byrnes to Miss Priscilla Smith.


Married on Tues, Nov. 5th, at the residence of Wm. Briscoe, Esq., by Rev. Dr. Chamberlain, Thomas S. Scott, Esq., Marshall of the Eastern District of La., to Mrs. Indiana Pickett, dau. of Wm. Briscoe, Esq.


Married on Tuesday, Nov. 12th, at Oakland College, by Rev. Dr. Chamberlain, Mr. Anthony W. Hutchins, Esq., of Carroll Parish, La., to Mrs. Mary Black, daughter of Rev. Dr. Chamberlain.


Married on Wednesday, Oct. 30th, by the Rev. Mr. Drake, Mr. James M. McGill, of Tensas Parish, La., to Miss Sarah Davenport, daughter of Mr. Joseph Davenport, of this county.


THE WOODVILLE REPUBLICAN
Woodville, MS


January 15, 1824
Married at Port Gibson Friday the 9th instant by James Cornell, Esq'r., Mr. John Brent, formerly a citizen of this town, to Mrs. Harriet Shaw.


October 8, 1825
Married in Port Gibson on Sunday evening the 2nd by the Rev. Randal Gibson, Mr. Abram Green to Mrs. Ann Maxwell, relict of the late Dr. James Maxwell,


May 12, 1827
Married Sunday the 29th by Rev. John Wurts Cloud, Colonel Joseph Callender, cashier at the Branch Bank to Miss Sarah Reazeale, all of Port Gibson.


October 2, 1830
Died the 12th at the residence of Jash. Murray, Esqr., in this town, Dabney Carr Cosby, Esqr., Counselor at Law.  (Originally from the Port Gibson Correspondent)


October 23, 1830
Died in Claiborne County, the 10th, Dr. David D. Downing, an eminent physician and valued member of the community.


November 23, 1830
Married the 11th, John P. Runnells to Miss Sarah Coleman, all of Claiborne County.


Died in Claiborne County, the 1st, Miss Margaret Briscoe, daughter of Wm. Briscoe, aged 19.


Died in Port Gibson the 1st, Dr. P. B. Wilcox, a native of Ky., aged 28 years.


Died in Claiborne County the 1st, Mr. Abraham Arnes, age 46, died on the 30th, Mrs. Hansey Marble, consort of Erra Marble and on the 4th, Mr. Reuben White, aged 21 years.


December 25, 1830
Married the 23rd by J. H. Maury, Mr. Josiah J. Williams, to Miss Rachel Rouse, both of this place.  (Originally from the Port Gibson Correspondent)


Died in Port Gibson on the 19th, Mr. Walter Carpenter, at the residence of his brother.


September 24, 1831
Married in Claiborne County the 5th, Alexander Montgomery, Esqr., by the Rev. Z. Butler, Maj. Benj. F. Stockton, Editor of the “Port Gibson Correnspondent”, to Miss Elizabeth W. Gilbert, all of that co.


August 17, 1833
Died at Port Gibson, Dr. James S. Carraway, formerly of this town.


May 17, 1834
Married in Claiborne county on the 8th, by the Rev. Z. Butler, Mr. Stephen Archer, of Wilkinson county to Mrs. Catharine Barnes, of Claiborne.


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