Monthly Archives: September 2013

Marriage of Bell Whitehead and Marion Pope, NC, 1883

February 8, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page, 3d column) –MARRIED.–At Halifax, on Thursday, 1st ult., Miss Bell Whitehead to Mr. Marion Pope. Both of Halifax county.

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A Thief in the Night Foiled, Palmyra, NC, 1883

February 8, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page, 2d column) –On last Friday night some one attempted to rob the store of K. Alsbrook & Co. in Palmyra. There was very little in the house. … Continue reading

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J.W. Harper, born in Lenoir County, NC, died in 1883

February 8, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 2d page, 4th column) We are sorry to chronicle the death of Mr. J.W. Harper, one of the editors of the Newberne Journal. He was born in Lenoir county, … Continue reading

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Marriage of W.R. Cox and Fannie Lyman, NC, January 31, 1883

February 8, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 2d page, 4th column) Gen. W.R. Cox was married on the 31st January to Miss Fannie Lyman, daughter of Bishop Lyman of the Diocese of North Carolina. * * … Continue reading

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Rev. W.P. Blake Appointed Missionary to Indians, NC, 1883

February 1, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page, 3d column) Rev. W.P. Blake, of Weldon, N.C., has been appointed by the Home Mission Board, of Atlanta, Ga., the successor of Dr. H.F. Buckner as a … Continue reading

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George W. Branch, NC, died January 21, 1883

February 1, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page, 2d-3d columns) Resolutions of Respect At a called meeting of the Enfield Agricultural Club, held in the office of J.J. Robertson, esq., on the 22d inst., Col. … Continue reading

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E.K. Nevill Killed When Horse Frightened, NC, January 27, 1883

February 1, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page, 1st column) –We understand that while Mr. E.K. Nevill near Enfield was returning home on last Saturday, his horse took fright and ran home, throwing him against … Continue reading

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