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Scott County Newsy Notes
Scott County, Indiana
Newsy Notes

Newsy notes taken from The Western Eagle, Lexington, Indiana Territory.

Vol. III, Number 1, July 8, 1815

I do hereby caution all persons from taking an assignment on a note or duebil given to Hezikiah Hadlock for about forty dollars some time last spring which was fraudulently obtained as I never received value for it---therefore I am determined not to pay it till compelled by law. B. WALKER June 13, 1815.

An exhibition of select and choice breeds of cattle, sheep, hogs and horses, will take place at SANDERS, two and a half miles NW of Lexington, on Thursday the 20 of July next. Gentlemen from any part of the state having choice stock of any description, either for sale or show, are respectfully invited to exhibit the same -- some of the finest cattle and sheep in the state will be certainly shown; and it is expected much will be bought and sold. Several pair of elegant carriage horses will also be offered for sale, and any person having horses of that description whould do well to exhibit them, as it is expected that several purchasers will attend. Separate lots and pastures for the use of stock, free of expense. The object is to bring together the best stock in the country, giving sellers and purchasers and opportunity of meeting and to cultivate an intercourse with gentlemen engaged in agricultural pursuits.

The celebrated MAMMOTH CALF, raised by Mr. Peebles of this county, and supposed to weigh 3000 pounds, will be shown on the above occasion. Reporter.

Taken from Scott County Chronicle and/or Scott County Journal

September 9, 1880


Married at the residence of the bride's mother in Finley township, Sunday evening. C. F. Harrod and Olivia B. Gardner.

Married at the residence of Bower Ogden in this place Sunday evening by Rev. S. F. Christie, Sylvester Ogden and Florence Utt. No cards, but plenty of cake.


We regret to announce that the oldest pioneer in Scott County is no more. Uncle Daniel Kimberlin died at his residence in Lexington township last Monday in the 92nd year of his age. He was the first white man that ever married or cut a tree in the territory composing Scott County. From Scottsburgh Democrat.

September 16, 1880


Miss Lettie Wollen, after intense suffering, with symptoms of lock jaw, for three weeks died last Sunday week.

September 23, 1880


Married on Sunday evening at the residence of the bride's parents, near this place, Anderson B. Carr to Eva Christena Kinney.

Died - a four year old daughter of Samuel A. who resides 1 1/2 miles west of this place, died very suddenly near midnight on last Monday.


Died - James H. Johnson, of this place, died last Saturday after a short illness. The funeral took place Sunday at the Mount grave yard, two miles south of Little york. The bereaved family have the sympathy of the entire community.

October 7, 1880

Harrod's School House

Died - On last Sunday near midnight at the residence of A. W. Coons, Mrs. Nellie Coons, an old and much respected lady. She was nearly 76 years of age.


Died - An infant child of Louis Baldwin, Jr. died on last Sunday.

Married on last Monday, near New Frankfort, George B. Amery to Miss Alice Gray.

Scott County Chronicle, 1890 December 4