Monthly Archives: June 2014

J.A. Wade Bound Over for Assault on J.R. Stephens, 1883, NC

June 7, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 2d page) [From Here and There Section] Leaksville Gazette: For an assault upon Mr. J.R. Stephens with a deadly weapon, Mr. J.A. Wade was bound to keep the peace … Continue reading

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Remembering Rev. Thomas G. Lowe, NC

May 31, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) Rev. Thos G. Lowe.—Rev. Dr John E. Edwards, of Virginia, writes as follows to the Raleigh Christian Advocate of the late Rev. Thomas G. Lowe, the great … Continue reading

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A Woman’s Work in the Church

June 28, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 1st page) What is woman’s work in the church? She thinks, loves, gives, suffers, prays, and persuades. She sustains the prayer meeting. She fills the pews; without her, what … Continue reading

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Death of John Fulghum, Age 50, in 1883, NC

June 7, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 2d page) [From Here and There Section] Smithfield Herald: Mr. John Fulghum, fifty years old, near Pine Level, died on the 20th. He leaves a wife and three children … Continue reading

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Martha Ann Powell Dies, 1883, Tarboro, NC

June 7, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 2d page) [From “Here and There” Section] Tarboro Guide: Miss Martha Ann Powell, aunt of Capt. R.C. Brown, died at his residence on Friday of last week, aged 55 … Continue reading

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Willie, Meadowns, Richardsons Lands in Brinkleyville to be Auctioned, 1883, NC

May 31, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) Tax Sale. I will sell to the highest bidder, for cash, at the Court House door in the town of Halifax, on Monday, 2nd of July, 1883, … Continue reading

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John Webb Suffers Knife Injury, 1883, NC

May 31, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) On last Saturday evening John Webb, colored, while trying to throw a knife open, let it slip and the blade entered his leg just below the knee, … Continue reading

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