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Daily Kennebec Journal (Augusta, Maine)
10 October, 1885

In 1863 the Rev. Newton Chance of Texas killed an editor in Sherman, and moved to Mississippi. At that time he was a lawyer, but afterwards he entered the ministry. Recently he returned to Texas, and while on a visit to Sherman was arrested for the murder committed 22 years ago.

Sherman Daily Register

Tuesday 20 October 1885

17 Oct - Marilla Sivills died at her home 15 mile southeast of  Sherman, wife of Maj. John Sivills.  Mrs. Bickle, of Denison, and old friend of family of Mr. Sirpless, who came for funeral, returned to her home this evening. 
Webb Teel, 5 year old son of William Teel, died at residence four miles west of city, 19 Oct.  Buried at city cemetery Oct 21, 10 o'clock.

Sherman Daily Register
22 October 1885
Harry Sirpless, 56 years, North Walnut, born Ohio, near Mansfield, in 1829, came to Sherman 1873, then to Galena, KS 1881, back to Sherman.  Leaves wife and two sons, oldest being Cash of the Register. Services by G.W. Rogers at residence.
Mollie Langford, wife of Wm. eied at residence of C.H. Brown on W. Mulberry  Wed. 21.  Husband and two children survive.  Services a Brown residence by Rev. J.S. Moore of First Presbyterian Church.

Sherman Daily Register
23 October 1885
Mannon Weisman, a respectable and enterprising planter, who lived 6 mile west of the city, departed this mortal existence yesterday morning of typhoid fever.  Buried today in cemetery near where he lived.

5 November 1885
Sad death - The result of a boyish battle with stones near 1st Ward school Monday 2nd.  Little Frankie Bankts pays the price of childish imprudence; died Wed. 4th.  Body at residence of Charles Bankts, W. Jones St.

9 November 1885
Z. P. Dedrick tried in county courthouse this morning on charge of adultery, found guilty and fined $200 and costs.

Dallas Morning News
3 January 1890
Denison Dots
- The little child of Mr. A. P. Wood, who was badly burned by a lamp a few days ago, died yesterday and was buried today.


Denison, Tex., Jan 8 - Judge Scott, whose sickness The News has noted, died last night at his home in the northwest part of the city.  Judge Scott has lived in Denison since 1874, and was judge in this circuit a number of years ago.  The deceased leaves a large family nearly all of whom were with him at the time of his death.

Sunday Gazetteer
25 October 1891
Denison ~ The infant of Rev. J. F. Amos who lives three miles from Crubrey, this state, fell into the fire while its mother was absent from the room and was so badly burned that it died the following night. 

The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Scanion who died of diphtheria yesterday was interred this evening.

Ft. Worth Gazette

2 April 1891
Mrs. Mary J. Bomas, Sherman, March 24. 
Mrs. Elmira Cason, Collinsville, March 16. 
Mrs. H. N. Davis, Sherman, March 23. 
Maj. Glen W. Kerr, Sherman, March 20. 
Mr. Wm. Martin, Sherman, March 23 
Mr. W. H. Middleton, Sherman, March 24

Ft. Worth Gazette
3 April 1891
Mr. William Burget, Denison, March 30. 
Mr. R. G. Chapman, Sherman, March 31.

Ft. Worth Gazette
20 April 1891
Sherman, April 20,  Miss Fannie Hamblin, one of Sherman's fairest young ladies, died of pneumonia to-day.  The father of the deceased is absent somewhere in the state on business but his whereabouts is not known.

Ft. Worth Gazette
23 April 1891
Mrs. Sarah T. Fite, Sherman, April 12.

Austin Statesman
Austin, Texas
April 7, 1892
Severe Wind, Rain and Hail Do Heavy Damage Over the State
(Special to the Statesman)
Denison, Tex., April 4 - During the heavy storm of Saturday Mr. L.L. Hassard, a farmer living in the Fort Washita neighborhood, twenty-nine miles northwest of Denison, was struck by lightning and instantly killed.  Mr. Hassard leaves a widow and two children in comfortable circumstances.  Two horses were killed by the same bolt, and a barn and shed were lifted from their foundations and carried 100 yards into an adjoining field.
The cyclone ran in a straight path about a half mile wide.  Much damage was done to crops and many fences and small farm buildings were levelled to the ground.

Sherman Daily Register

1 July 1893
Geo. W. Stewart died at his home on W. Tennessee Street, this city, Saturday Might after on illness of several weeks with typhoid fever,  The funeral too place from the residence at 4 o?clock yesterday afternoon and a large number of friends were in attendance.  The deceased had lived here for many years, was an active business man and honest and upright in his dealings.  He leaves a wife and children to mourn his loss.

Sherman Daily Register
5 July 1893
Death : Mrs. J.R. Joiner, 24 years old daughter of Col. Murphy, married nearly 4 years.

Sherman Daily Register
24 July 1893
Mrs. Mary Fenet, wife of John D. Fenet, died at the family residence on North Walnut at 9:30 o'clock this morning after a short illness.  The funeral will take place from the residence tomorrow at 19 o'clock.

Sherman Daily Register
25 July 1893
The funeral of the late Mrs. Mary Fenet, services conducted by by Rev. Ivey.
After a short illness the one year old daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Lee Bivens died last night.  The funeral took place from the family residence on S. Walnut at 12:30 o'clock.  Interment took place at Farmington.

Ft Worth Gazette
11 August 1893 
The body of Mrs. Cory Dobbings, wife of a well known farmer of Van Alstyne, was found in the well near her residence.  It is supposed that while drawing a bucket of water the pulley gave way, and she was thrown forward into the water  (This was Josie Dobbins, she is buried in Van Alstyne;  20 January 1862 - 09 August 1893)

Ft. Worth Gazette
21 December  1894
Denison, Tex., Dec. 17
Claude Lamb, aged 16 years, died at his home, four miles south of here last night, after a few days illness.
Mrs. Sarah E. Rhodes, aged 58 (or 68), died yesterday morning at 6 0'clock.  Interment took place today.
Mrs. Smart, mother of Dan and John Smart of this city, died Saturday night.  Remains were shipped to Moberly, Mo., this morning for burial.
Miss Hunter, aged 16 years, died of congestion at her house four miles east of here yesterday. 

Sherman Daily Register
3 January 1900
Robert Vaden, age 28, married, former resident died at home in Bonham of hurt sustained at his shop.  Leaves wife, child and brother-in-law George Blair of Sherman.
Little Carl, age 3, son of Mr. & Mrs. James Davenport, died after 3 week illness.

Sherman Daily Register
3 September 1902
Rev. C. M. Govette, Pastor of Willow Street Methodist Church, yesterday received a telegram from Southern Texas that his father is dying.
Nannie Bomar, wife of Tom Ed Bomar, dead.  (long article listing survivors)
The funeral of Miss Minnie Corbin, age 20, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Corbin of Rockport, took place at the home with burial in City Cemetery, Sherman.  (beautiful write-up)
Dr. E. E. Winn learned of death of sister, Mrs. E. A. Morris of Rogers, Alabama. 
Dr. E. F. Mulkey was called to Tom Bean today to conduct the funeral of Lite Biggerstaff.  Mr Biggerstaff is a pioneer of that section of the county, having lived there for many years.  He will be buried in Rose Hill this afternoon.

Sherman Daily Register
14 October 1902
Henry Cameron dead, age 79, Pilot Grove. 
Mrs. Richard Babbitt dead.  Services Church of Christ.

Ft. Worth Gazette
22 Oct 1909

Engineer Bigby Killed
Denison - Information was received here Thursday that D. H. Bigby formerly an engineer on the Katy out of Denison had been killed in an accident 135 miles from Vancouver, Wash

Irving Index
25 Dec 1909 
G. G. Eeaves, about 40 years of age, and a resident of Collinsville for the past five years, was shot and instantly killed at his place of business Thursday night.

Irving Index
30 Jul 1914
Motorman Killed When Cars Collide

Sherman, Texas - Merrill Rutledge, 31 years of age, motorman in the service of the Texas Traction company was killed in a head-on collision at Woodlake.  The accident occurred when an extra southbound car and the northbound express went together.  Rutledge was motorman on the express car and the right side of his skull was mashed in. 




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