Newspaper Abstracts

1867 - 1869

Used with permission of Julie Hampton Ganis

From Surrounding area newspapers.


Thursday, March 14, 1867, THE PETERSBURG INDEX (Petersburg, Virginia)
-David KENDALL, Esq., of Stanly county, has recently sold his place, four miles above Albemarle, on the Salisbury road, to
two gentlemen from the North, who are making arrangements to work it for the gold they have reason to believe is in it. The
indications are very rich. One of the purchasers, who had some experience on California, says that they are as rich as the
richest placers in that State.

Thursday, January 2, 1868 N.C. ARGUS (Wadesborough, Anson County, NC)
-Married: In Albemarle, Stanly county, on Dec. 23d, by Rev. J. W. PUETT, Mr. John A. LILLY to Miss Leah HEARNE, all of Stanly county.

Thursday, February 13, 1868 N.C. ARGUS (Wadesborough, Anson County, NC)
-Married: In Stanly county, on the 4th inst., by Rev. J. W. PUETT, Archibald C. FREEMAN, Esq., to Miss Elizabeth, daughter of A. C. and Bettie SMITH, all of Stanly county.

Thursday, June 4, 1868 N.C. ARGUS (Wadesborough, Anson County, NC)

-Removal of Disabilities – We have before us the bill passed by the House of Representatives, “To relieve certain citizens of North Carolina of disabilities,” and now awaiting action upon it by the Senate, and find all the counties in the State represented in it except twelve; these are Anson, Caswell, Cabarrus, Clay, Gates, Hertford, Jones, Mitchell, Onslow, Tyrrell, Wautauga (sic), and Yancey. The citizens of the counties named must either be so “loyal” as not to need any Congressional “white washing,” or else they are so “disloyal” as to be beyond the pale of the Congressional clemency. We find the following persons recommended from the adjoining counties:
Stanly county—Joseph MARSHALL, James E. MALDEN, Dumas COGGINS, Daniel RICHEY, Lafayette GREEN, Allen BURRIS, Franklin A. LAFTON and John A. MORTON.

Thursday, December 3, 1868 N.C. ARGUS (Wadesborough, Anson County, NC)
-Married: In Stanly county, N.C., on the 25th ult., by W. H. D. GREEN, Esq., Mr. James P. FLOYD to Miss Margaret Jane ARLEDGE, all of Stanly.

Thursday, December 17, 1868 N.C. ARGUS (Wadesborough, Anson County, NC)
-State of North Carolina, Stanly County. Justice’s Court, Dec. 5, 1868. A. J. EUDY vs. J. T. HARWOOD. Original Attachment. It appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that J. T. HARWOOD is not a resident of this county, it is directed by the Court that publication be made for two weeks in the Wadesboro’ Argus, requiring the defendant to appear at the Court House in Albemarle, on the 2d day of January, 1869, to replevy or demur, otherwise the Court will proceed as though he had been personally served with process and had failed to appear and plead. Witness, J. O. ROSS, at office, the 5th day of December, A.D., 1868. J. O. ROSS, J.P.

Thursday, June 17, 1869 N.C. ARGUS (Wadesboro’, Anson County, NC)
-In Justice’s Court Stanly County – James M. REDWINE, Administrator, vs. Allen CARTER. Summons and Attachment. It appears to the court by affidavit, filed that the defendant in this cause is indebted to the plaintiff in the sum of $200, for damages of which occurred in Oct. 1865, and it further appearing that the said Allen CARTER is not a resident of this State, a warrant of attachment has been issued, returnable before me, at my office in Albemarle, 17th July next. These are, therefore, to request the said Allen CARTER to appear at the time and place stated above, and answer the complaint of the said plaintiff, a copy of which is this day filed in my office. Given under my hand and seal. This June 14th, 1869. J. O. ROSS, J.P.

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