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Henry G Wheeler and his wife Leoria Constantia Dudley Wheeler with their children beside their home which was located

four miles south of Kite. Late 1880s. Photo courtesy of Vanishing Georgia, Virtual Vault, Georgia Archives.

 

Mr and Mrs Powell near Kite, ca 1890s

Courtesy of Vanishing Georgia, Virtual Vault, Georgia Archives.

 

Mourning Smith Wright, ca 1870.  She was the wife of John B Wright for whom Wrightsville

was named.  She was born 1 Feb 1812, died 2 June 1870.

Courtesy of Vanishing Georgia, Virtual Vault, Georgia Archives.

 

Tintype of Green Layton, father of Mimmie Kittrell.  He operated a boardinghouse in town which was

across the street from Clayton Lord's home.  Ca 1870.

Courtesy of Vanishing Georgia, Virtual Vault, Georgia Archives.

 

 

James Washington Flanders, ca 1900, Wrightsville,  He was born in Laurens County

4 July 1839.  During the Civil War he served in Company C, 2nd Regiment Georgia State Troops, then in

Company C, 57th Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry.  After the War he was a practicing physician in

Johnson County.  He died 29 May 1913. 

Courtesy of Vanishing Georgia, Virtual Vault, Georgia Archives.

 

T L Martin (center) stands besides his ice wagon, Wrightsville ca 1905-1910.

Courtesy of Vanishing Georgia, Virtual Vault, Georgia Archives.

 

Railroad Depot, ca 1915 in Wrightsville.  Telegraph Office is housed in the depot

facing the tracks.  Depot has been demolished.

Courtesy of Vanishing Georgia, Virtual Vault, Georgia Archives.

 

 

Group of men gathered for sheep shearing held on the farm of the Norris family which was located

 in the Ivey District, Johnson County 1890s.

Courtesy of Vanishing Georgia, Virtual Vault, Georgia Archives.

 

Mrs W J Sammons, ca 1878, Johnson County

Courtesy of Vanishing Georgia, Virtual Vault, Georgia Archives.

 

ca 1890, left to right. Charlie Morgan Sheppard, James Edward Sheppard, Pearl Sheppard, Daniel Most Sheppart,

Mamie Sheppard holding Julian Sheppart and John Quincy Sheppard.  Outside of their home in the Moore's Chappel

section of Johnson County.

Courtesy of Vanishing Georgia, Virtual Vault, Georgia Archives.

 

 

Members of the Harrison family gather for a reunion.  Ca 1910, Johnson County.

Courtesy of Vanishing Georgia, Virtual Vault, Georgia Archives.

 

 

Home of E. A. W. Johnson located on South Myrtle St, Wrightsville, CA 1900

Courtesy of Vanishing Georgia, Virtual Vault, Georgia Archives.

 

Employees at the Wrightsville Bottling Company pose for this photograph inside the plant.

crates of bottled drinks are stacked everywhere, ca early 1900's.

Courtesy of Vanishing Georgia, Virtual Vault, Georgia Archives.

 

Home of Bartow Tanner, Wrightsville, early 1900's.  Burned in 1933.

Courtesy of Vanishing Georgia, Virtual Vault, Georgia Archives.

The woman is Zilphia Walker Williams b. 19 Mar 1826 in Georgia. She is the daughter of
Henry Walker and Carity Fox.  She married Simon "Peter" Williams (Sr.) 9 Feb 1851. 
She died in Wrightsville Georgia. Mother of Henry L. Williams b. 1852, Jessie
E. Williams b 1854, Simon Peter Williams Jr. b. 1855, Elizabeth Williams Young
b. 1858, Braxton Williams b. 1860, and James L. Williams b. 1863.  Zilphia is
found in the 1850 census (Emanuel Co) with her parents. 1860 Census (Johnson
Co)with her husband Peter. 1870 census (Johnson Co.)with her children.  1880
census (Johnson Co) with her children.  Submitted by Cynthia Rae Williams Jones
 

 

 

James Andrew Beasley Family,  Submitted by Alice Garnto

Hutcheson Family:

 

Enoch Franklin Hutcheson (1850-1916) and Mary Ann "Molly" Palmer Hutcheson (1854-1936), if this photo was taken

Photo originally owned by Ida Mimbs Jones, Johnson County.

at the same time as the one below - it would be ca 1895-6.

 

Enoch Franklin Hutcheson and Mary Ann "Molly" Palmer Hutcheson

Children: Ida Ardilla (b ca 1877); Issie Olen (b ca 1879); Marvin Ocenis (b ca 1881);

Ninnie Bell (b ca 1883); Lara Bessie (b ca 1885); Elizabeth Stella (b ca 1887); Robert Hinton (b ca 1889)

and Ovid (b ca 1893).  Assuming that Ovid is on Enoch's lap this photo is taken ca 1895-6. 

Photo originally owned by Ida Mimbs Jones, Johnson County.

Submitted by Darleen Carter Miller

 

Elizabeth Stella Hutcheson (1887-1963) and Ninnie Bell Hutcheson (1883-1970)

Photo originally owned by Ida Mimbs Jones, Johnson County.

Submitted by Darleen Carter Miller

 

Hutcheson children  taken 14 Aug 1956 on Stella's birthday. Left to right: Bessie (Smith), Hinton, Nennie (Barwick),

Marvin, Stella (Mimbs), and Olen.  Photo originally owned by Ida Mimbs Jones, Johnson County.

Submitted by Darleen Carter Miller

 

 

Garnto Family:

 

James Wesley Garnto, son of Barnabus Garnto and Nancy Rowland, born 1874 in Johnson County, died 1940.

 He was married first to Nettie Hutcheson and second to Malinda Beasley. Submitted by Alice Garnto

 

 

 

James Wesley Garnto who married Georgia Malinda Garnto and Nettie Hutcheson, son of

Barnabus N Garnto and Nancy E Rowland Garnto.  Circa 1936 at his birthday celebration.  Submitted by Alice Garnto

 

Barnabus N Garnto (3 May 1848-26 June 1933)  and Nancy E Rowland Garnto (16 Apr 1853-6 Oct 1926)

son of Nathan and Susan Parrot Garnto; she is the daughter of Joseph W and Elizabeth Smith

Rowland. Circa 1920's. Submitted by Alice Garnto

 

Fannie Cartledge Toler

 

 

 

Photo taken on the wedding day of Albert Jewell Redfern and Lillian Thompson Dixon (with white bow in her hair, daughter of

Ella Thompson and Wyley Dixon).  They are the fourth and fifth persons from the left in the front row.  25 Oct 1914, somewhere

in Wrightsville.  Submitted by Judy Holmes

 

 

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