|August 17, 1902 - The Leader
Information has been received in this city
of the death of W. R. Marrs, for many years a resident of Lexington. The
deceased died at the home of his son,
Stephen R. Marrs, Stamping Ground, KY. Mr.
Mars was 62 years old.
July 17, 1903 - The Leader
Mrs Matilda Slatten, who died at her residence
on Eastin Avenue this morning was taken to Sadieville, Ky for burial this
July 30, 1903 - The Leader
Mr. Anthony A. McQuaid of this city and Miss
Elizabeth Burgess of Sadieville eloped to Covington yesterday and were married
August 2, 1903 - The Leader
A sequel to the romantic marriage in Cincinnati
on July 29 of Anthony A. McQuaid, of this city and Miss Elizabeth Burgess,
of Sadieville, has been the
excommunication of the bride groom from the
Catholic Church. Miss Burgess, whose father is a very wealthy cattle
dealer in Scott County was engaged to be
married to William Hays, of Baltimore, the
wedding to have been celebrated about August 1 and when Hays arrived in
Sadieville with his wedding outfit he found
that the young lady had eloped the day before
with McQuaid and had been married in Cincinnati.
February 5, 1904 - The Leader
Liza Ann Salyards, colored, aged 72, died Wednesday
at her home on Constitution Street. She was born at White Sulphur,
Scott County and in the ante-
bellum days belonged to Mrs. E. P. Holly.
She was a devout Catholic and worked for the priest many years.
December 22, 1904 - The Leader
Mr. Lafayette Bain, aged 21, of Newtown, Scott
County and Miss Myrtle Robinson, aged 17, of Mt. Olivet, Robinson County
made application to the County Clerk's
office Thursday for a marriage license. The
couple then went to the parlors of Judge Ben D. Bell and were made one by
March 14, 1905 - The Leader
The body of Mrs. Ann Glass, aged 73, who died
at her home on the Georgetown Pike, five miles from Lexington, Friday morning
was taken to White Sulphur
Sunday for burial.
April 3, 1905 - The Leader
Rev. J. T. Cochrane, recent Kentucky University
graduate, dropped death in pulpit at Stamping Ground.
April 5, 1905 - The Leader
Mrs. Maggie S. Jones, aged 28, wife of Benjamin
Jones, of Stamping Ground, Scott County, died Wednesday at the residence
of J. A. Keiser in Woodland.
April 23, 1905
The burial of Mrs. Lucy Ann Connellee, widow
of S. T. Connellee, will take place on the arrival of the 9:55 a.m. Q &
C train today. Mrs. Connellee died at her home
in Sadieville, Ky yesterday aged 78 years.
April 18, 1905 - The Leader
Mr. Samuel Maddox, who died at his residence
near Newtown, Scott County, Saturday noon, April 15, 1905, was buried Saturday
afternoon in the family
burying ground near the residence.
August 3, 1905 - The Leader
Judge Ben D. Bell united in marriage at his
office late Wednesday afternoon Mr. John A. Prebble and Miss Margaret M.
Linville, young people from the neighborhood
January 14, 1906 - The Leader
Burl Jarvis, one of the most famous criminals
of Scott County, although he came from a highly esteemed family of that county,
is dead at his mother's home
near Oxford, a short distance from Georgetown.
He was a prominent figure in the Jarvis-Kendall feud, which began about
fourteen years ago over a watermelon
January 23, 1906 - The Leader
Mr. Cassius Clay Burgess, of Sadieville, Scott
County and Miss Amelia Hudgins, of near Cynthiana, Ky were quietly married
at the Central Hotel in this city on
January 23, 1906 - The Leader
John Goodman, aged 44 years, a farmer residing
at White Sulphur, Scott County, died Tuesday morning at that place. He
was widely known in Lexington and
had many friends here who are grieved at his
death. The funeral services will be held at St. Paul's Church Thursday
morning at 9 o'clock. The burial will take
place at Maysville.
April 22, 1906 - The Leader
Mr. D. Moody House and Miss Mary M. Johnson,
young people of Stamping Ground, Scott County came to Lexington Saturday
night and were married.
June 17, 1906 - The Leader
Mrs. Mollie Haney died early Saturday morning
at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Kearney, near White Sulphur. The
burial will be Monday at Sulphur.
June 28, 1906 - The Leader
James D. McClintock, a well-to-do and popular
business man of this city and Miss Maggie Vernon Rogers, of Newtown, Scott
County, will wed at the Newtown
Christian Church on the afternoon of July
July 16, 1906 - The Leader
John M. Graves, a farmer living near Stamping
Ground, this county, while drunk engaged in a quarrel with his wife at their
home. Leaving there, he followed
by the wife to the home of a neighbor, where
another struggle took place. Several different stories are told of
the shooting, the most plausible one of which
shows that the discharging of the weapon occurred
while the couple were wrestling for posses of it.
October 26, 1906 - The Leader
Mr. George M. Yates of Stamping Ground, oldest
son of Judge J. J. Yates, and Miss Anna Monford, of Frankfort County were
married at the residence of
Mr. Cyrus Duvall.
November 16, 1906 - The Leader
Friends in this city were notified Friday of
the death Thursday evening at White Sulphur, Scott County, Ky of Mrs. Michael
Goodman after an illness of only
three days from an attack of pneumonia. Mrs.
Goodman was in her 71st year.
January 3, 1907 - The Leader
Georgetown - The marriage of Irvin B. Leev
and Miss Gertrude Allen, both of Skinnersburg, will be solemnized Thursday
March 12, 1907 - The Leader
Mrs. O. P. Lancaster, of the White Sulphur
neighborhood, who died from the effects of an operation performed at the
Frankfort hospital was buried at the
March 15, 1907 - The Leader
Georgetown - Mrs. Amanda Barber and Charles
Kenley were united in marriage at the courthouse Thursday. The bride
is the daughter of James Ronald of
Swallowfield, Franklin County and the groom
a farmer of Stamping Ground. They will live in Georgetown.
May 4, 1907 - The Leader
From the Kentucky State Journal - The wedding
Wednesday of Miss Sallie Payne of Scott County and Mr. Steward Farmer, of
Birmingham, Alabama was
solemnized at high noon at the church of Stamping
July 16, 1907 - The Leader
Georgetown, Ky - Woodward Brown, aged about
18 years, died at the home of Wesley Brown near Newton.
July 23, 1907 - The Leader
While operating a threshing machine on the
family of W. W. Wilhoit, near Donerail, Tony Lynn, of Sadieville, Scott County
had his head so badly crushed on
Monday afternoon that death resulted from the
accident at the Good Samaritan Hospital Monday night.
August 1, 1907 - The Leader
Mrs. Martha Arnsparger is dead at her home
in Newton, Scott County, from the informities of old age.
September 11, 1907 - The Leader
Buford S. Kemper of Sadieville and Miss Mollie
Beckham, of this county were married here at the residence of Dave Wolfe
on West Clayton avenue.
November 4, 1907 - The Leader
A telegram from Des Moines, Ia, announces the
death at that place Sunday of Jefferson S. Polk, on of the most prominent
and wealthy citizens of Iowa. He was
aged 74 years and was born in Scott County,
this state, near the village of Oxford. His father Hosea Polk was one
of the most noted and enterprising farmers of
the state and acquired by his great energy
a handsome fortune, which he lost through security debts.
December 26, 1907 - The Leader
Mrs. Rebecca Lucas, 82 years old, is death
at the residence of her son-in-law Dr. J. C. Thomasson, in Georgetown.
Mrs. Lucas was a sister of the late
Thomas Finnell of this place and was born and
reared near Stamping Ground.
January 13, 1908 - The Leader
Alvin Duvall, 50 years old, died of stomach
trouble in Georgetown Sunday. He was oil inspector for Scott County
at the time of his decease. He was born
and reared near Stamping Ground, Scott County
and moved to Georgetown about twenty years ago.
February 8, 1908 - The Leader
Joshua King Stone, aged twenty-two years, of
Sadieville, Scott County, son of John C. Stone, died Friday at St. Joseph's
Hospital of cancer of the liver.
March 17, 1908 - The Leader
Mrs. Sarah E. Newman, the oldest citizen of
Stamping Ground, died early this morning from a paralytic stroke received
seven weeks ago. She was seventy
years of age. She was the widow of William
Newman and is survived by one daughter, Mrs. W. A. Richardson.
May 7, 1908 - The Leader
Sadieville, Ky - William Parker, aged 97 years,
born January 30, 1811, died at the home of his son, F. W. Parker,
August 10, 1908 - The Leader
Silas Duvall died Sunday afternoon at his home
at Stamping Ground, aged 40 years. He was one of the victims of the
big fire a few weeks ago when nearly
all the business portion of Stamping Ground
was burned down.
November 13, 1908 - The Leader
The telegram received by Mrs. Betsy Craig,
of Sadieville, Scott County, Thursday brought news of the killing of her
son, S. Percy Craig, by Mrs. Emma Bonds, of
Memphis, Tennessee Thursday morning. Mrs. Craig
was overcome by the news and has been seriously ill as a result of the
November 30, 1908 - The Leader
Information reached Lexington Sunday that Charles
Johnson, a prominent liveryman of Stamping Ground, Scott County, has mysteriously
disappeared and his
whereabouts are unknown. He left a wife
and several children.
December 1, 1908 - The Leader
Miss Grace Aulick of Oxford, Scott County,
died at her home Monday after a lingering illness. She was daughter
of Mr. J. B. Aulick, well-to-do farmer.
December 8, 1908 - The Leader
Mrs. Homer Robinson, aged 25 years, died Monday
at the residence of her brother-in-law, Smith Lucas in Stamping Ground, Scott
County. Mrs. Robinson
was Miss Bertha Devers, daughter of John Devers,
an old confederate. She graduated at Georgetown College about three
December 15, 1908 - The Leader
John M. Viley, age 56 years, died in Georgetown,
Monday of Bright's Disease and was buried in Georgetown Cemetery Tuesday.
Mr. Viley was born near Great
Crossings on the old Viley place.
December 23, 1908 - The Leader
Mr. Weldon Hamilton of Sadieville died at the
St. Joseph's Hospital Wednesday morning from a perforated ulcer of the
January 18, 1909 - The Leader
Mrs. Nora L. Poindexter died at the residence
of her mother, Mrs. Mary Haynor, 427 Georgetown Street, Sunday. The
funeral will take place at Stamping
Ground, Ky Tuesday afternoon.
April 19, 1909 - The Leader
The horsemen of Central Kentucky lost one of
their prominent members in the death of Thomas Hook, one of the oldest turfmen
in Kentucky who passed
away Saturday morning at his home in
September 22, 1909 - The Leader
Mildred, the bright and lovable little girl
eight-year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe C. Smith, of Scott County, died
at the home of her parents near
Stamping Ground, of spinal meningitis.
September 26, 1909 - The Leader
Mrs. Lillie B. Johnson, 33, died at her home
at Minorsville, Ky, Saturday morning after a protracted illness. The
funeral services will be held at the residence
and the burial will take place in the Lexington
Cemetery Sunday afternoon.
May 6, 1910 - The Leader
The funeral services of Gertrude Thomas, who
was found dead Thursday morning at her residence on Dewee Street, will be
held at Stamping Ground,
Scott County, Sunday.
July 3, 1910 - The Leader
Miss Lettie Jones, the fourteen year old daughter
of William Jones of Stamping Ground, while standing at the window at her
home Saturday morning during
the electric storm was struck by lightning
and fatally injured.
July 27, 1910 - The Leader
Charlton Duvall, until recently of Stamping
Ground this county, who went to Chicago to work as railway mail clerk, died
of stomach trouble, He is survived
by his wife, who was Miss Forest Sparks of
Scott County and five children.
November 24, 1910 - The Leader
Miss Artie D. Risk and Mr. Hugh A. Moore were
married at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leader Risk, at
Sadieville, Wednesday afternoon in the
presence of the immediate families of the
February 12, 1912 - The Leader
Miss Mary Wilson, daughter of Mrs. Henry Glass
of Minorsville, and Mr. Ernest Graves, son of N.B. Graves, a farmer residing
at Newtown came to Lexington
Tuesday afternoon procured a license and were
April 17, 1912 - The Leader
John Lucas and Obert Lucas, age 14 and 12 years
respectively, sons of Mrs. Lida Lucas, housekeeper for Samuel Skinner, George
Land and Dr. LeRoy Land at
223 East Short Street were drowned Tuesday
afternoon while fishing at a pond near White Sulphur, Scott County.
April 30, 1912 - The Leader
Georgetown - Mrs. Jane Newland, wife of Mr.
Ben Newland, a well known farmer of Great Crossings, this county, died Monday
after suffering for the past nine
months with blood poisoning.
May 20, 1912 - The Leader
Mr. Harry H. Polk, the Des Moines, Iowa, capitalist
and former president of the Interurban Railway Companies at that place, reached
Lexington Saturday on a
visit to his kinsman. Col. Wm. H. Polk.
Mr. Polk Came with the view of visiting the ancestral home of the family
near Oxford, in Scott County. In an unto Col. Polk
and his kinsman left Lexington Sunday morning,
going directly to the old homestead where they read the inscriptions on the
ancient monument in the graveyard
May 29, 1912 - The Leader
Georgetown - Mr. Milton Wigginton died at his
home at Elmville, at a late hour Wednesday, after being stricken with paralysis
Tuesday. Mr. Wigginton, who was
eighty years of age, had been a magistrate
in this district for a number of years. He is survived by ten
May 30, 1912 - The Leader
Mr. William Merchant of Pickhard, Woodford
County and Miss Bertha Perry of Stamping Ground came to Lexington Thursday,
procured a license and were
married by Justice Charles J. Haggan, who performed
the ceremony in his private office at the courthouse.
June 27, 1912 - The Leader
Justice Charles J. Haggan Thursday afternoon
performed the ceremony uniting in marriage two colored couples. The
couples were George Henry Smith and
Carrie Lee Powell of Chilesburg, Fayette County
and Bud Johnson and Edlene Patterson of Stamping Ground, Scott County.
July 13, 1912 - The Leader
Mrs. Anna Tatman, 40 years of age, died after
one days illness at her home near Greendale Friday evening. Mrs. Tatman is
survived by her husband Isiah W.
Tatman, and five children; Mrs. Harvey Campbell,
Stamping Ground; Miss Maggie May; Messers. Edward, Lee, Harold and Deward,
all living at Greendale. Burial
will be in Lexington Cemetery.
July 15, 1912 - The Leader
Georgetown, William Glass died at his home
at Stamping Ground, Sunday evening. Mr. Glass spent the whole of his
long life in Stamping Ground, where he
had amassed a considerable fortune. He
was seventy-one years old.
August 2, 1912 - The Leader
Horace Bybee, colored, of Lexington and Fanny
Moseby of Stamping Ground, Scott went before Justice Charles P. Dodd Thursday
afternoon and had the
ceremony pronounced uniting them in
September 8, 1912 - The Leader
Georgetown - Mr. Manlius Gunnell, one of the
best known of the older residence of Scott County, died at his home below
Oxford Saturday morning. Death was
from the informities of age.
October 16, 1912 - The Leader
Word had been received at Collector T. A. Field's
office here that Mr. Jacob L. Johnson, a storekeeper - guager of his service,
whose home was in Stamping
Ground, Scott County had died Thursday in Chicago
and will be buried Sunday afternoon at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville.
November 20, 1912 - The Leader
Georgetown - Mrs. Mollie Bradford Glass died
Tuesday at her home in Stamping Ground, the third member of a prominent family
to die in less than a year's time.
November 29, 1912 - The Leader
Mrs. Nancy Wash, colored, died at the residence
of her son-in-law, Fountain Byers, 533 Toner Street, Thursday night.
Funeral services will be held at Oxford,
Scott County, Sunday afternoon.
January 6, 1913 - The Leader
Eugene Adams, aged 13, died yesterday afternoon
at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Adams. While scuffling
with a little school friend in the
Skinnersburg school yard nearly four years
ago he received a severe blow in the head. A spinal affection set in,
from which he has been suffering constantly
February 26, 1913 - The Leader
Mr. Carrick Robinson, aged 22 years, died at
his home at Stamping Ground late Monday evening of tuberculosis and
June 27, 1913 - The Leader
Georgetown - After but an hour's illness, Mr.
Thomas A. Morrin, a well known distiller of Stamping Ground died Wednesday
July 17, 1913 - The Leader
Mrs. Nancy D. Riddell of near Springs Station,
died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Wednesday night. Funeral services
and burial will be held Friday afternoon
at the old home place near Stamping
October 16, 1913 - The Leader
Justice Charles J. Haggan was called upton
Thursday to officiate in the marriage of Major Sikes and Frances Holt, a
colored couple from Stamping Ground.
December 23, 1913 - The Leader
William Dalzell and Miss Ella McCoy, both of
Stamping Ground, Scott County were married Tuesday morning by Magistrate
Charles P. Dodd at his residence.