Monroe County, Georgia Obituaries
Died at his residence in Monroe County, on the 9th inst., John Howard, aged 71 years. Mrs. Howard died in the midst of his children, soothed in his declining moment by their affectionate and careful attentions. He was a member of the Masonic Order of Knight Templars and we believe, identified in religious faith with the Baptist denomination. Full of honors and ripe with years, his spirit has departed for that happy abode where the wicked cease from troubling, and weary are at rest.
(Empire State - Griffin, Ga. - Week of March 19, 1856)
John Benson Reynolds
Died in Monroe County, on Friday 29th ult. Of Scarlet Fever, John Benson(?), son of Jos. D. and Martha A. Reynolds, aged two years one month and twenty four days.
(Empire State - Spalding County - Week of March 12, 1856)
Mrs. Permkle T. White
Died at her residence in Sumter County, on the morning of the 5th inst., of protracted Typhoid Fever. Mrs. Permkle T. White, consort of Robert White, Esq., of this county and daughter of Col. W. L. Fambrough of Monroe County, Georgia, aged 36 years, six months and two days.
(Empire State - Spalding County - Week of June 25, 1856)