VIRGINIA NEWS
NORFOLK VIRGINIAN-PILOT

FEB 28, 1894

MRS. H.E. ELAM LEFT YESTERDAY FOR RICHMOND, WHERE SHE WILL VISIT HER ILL RELATIVE, MISS MARY DUNN.

YESTERDAY AFTERNOON MR. FRANK WYATT MET WITH A PAINFUL ACCIDENT. WHILE GETTING OUT OF HIS WAGON HE SLIPPED AND FELL, HURTING HIMSELF QUITE BADLY. HE WAS PUT BACK IN THE WAGON AND WAS CARRIED BACK TO HIS HOME, WHERE PROPER ATTENTION WAS GIVEN HIM. HE WILL BE ALL RIGHT IN A FEW DAYS.

THE FUNERAL OF MR. A.B. OWENS TOOK PLACE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON FROM HIS LATE RESIDENCE, NO 115 COURT STREET. THE SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED BY REV. MR. SIMPSON, AS ASSISTED BY REV. MR. WEBB. A THE CONCLUSION OF THE SERVICES THE REMAINS WERE TAKEN TO OAK GROVE CEMETERY, FOLLOWED BY STONEWALL CAMP, CONFEDERATE VETERANS, ATLANTIC LODGE, K. OF P., AND THE PORTSMOUTH RIFLE COMPANY, OF WHICH THE DECEASED WAS AN HONORARY MEMBER. (EMAIL ME FOR WHOLE STORY 2/27/1894)

YESTERDAY SHORTLY AFTER 1PM, MR. WILLIAM BUCK ADAMS, A RESIDENT OF GOSPORT, WAS SITTING AT HIS HOME ON MAHONEY'S ROW TALKING, ALL AT ONCE HE BECAME SICK AND FELL OVER DEAD. DR. MCMURRAN WAS CALLED IN BUT LIFE WAS EXTINCT.

ANNIE L. COGGIN AGED 22 YEARS, DAUGHTER OF WILLIAM COGGIN, THE WELL KNOWN PEANUT VENDER, WHO HAS KEPT THE STAND AT THE POST OFFICE FOR SO MANY YEARS, DIED YESTERDAY AFTER CONSIDERABLE SUFFERING FROM ASTHMA.
SHE WAS A STRICT MEMBER OF ZION'S BAPTIST CHURCH AND BORE HER SICKNESS WITH THAT FORTITUDE KNOWN ONLY TO A CHRISTIAN. THE FUNERAL WILL TAKE PLACE THIS AFTERNOON AT 3PM. FROM ZION'S BAPTIST CHURCH.

THE REMAINS OF MRS. F.K. WONYCUTT ARRIVED FROM SOUTHERN PINES YESTERDAY.
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THE FUNERAL OF LITTLE JEANETTE, INFANT DAUGHTER OF MR. AND MRS. EDGAR NASH, TOOK PLACE FROM THEIR RESIDENCE, ON LONDON STREET, SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED BY REV. MR. SIMPSON, ASSISTED BY REV. J. POWELL. THE REMAINS WILL BE INTERRED IN CEDAR GROVE CEMETERY.

THE FUNERAL OF MR. WILLIAM SHANNON, WHOSE SUDDEN DEATH WE MADE MENTION OF SUNDAY MORNING, TOOK PLACE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON FROM HIS LATE RESIDENCE ON GREEN STREET. THE SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED BY REV. MR. SIMPSON AFTER WHICH THE REMAINS WERE TAKEN TO CEDAR GROVE CEMETERY FOR INTERMENT. THEY WERE ESCORTED BY OLD DOMINION LODGE. I.O.O.F. & SEASIDE LODGE K OF P. THE DECEASED BEING A MEMBER OF BOTH ORDERS.

THE FUNERAL OF MRS. MARTHA ANN MANNING, WHO DIED AT THE CHURCH HOME, 209 BUTE STREET. SUNDAY MORNING, AGED 76 YEARS, TOOK PLACE YESTERDAY AT 11AM FROM THE HOME, AND WAS CONDUCTED BY REV. B.D. TUCKER, OF ST. PAUL'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, ASSISTED BY REV. A.S. LLOYD OF ST. LUKE'S EPISCOPAL CURCH. THE INTERMENT WAS IN ELMWOOD CEMETERY.

MR. EVERETT V. SMITH & MISS CLAUDIA A HOWELL WERE MARRIED  YESTERDAY AT THE BRIDE'S HOME AT 2PM. THE COUPLE WILL RESIDE AT THE GROOMS RESIDENCE IN PORTSMOUTH

MR. JOHN W. OAST & FAMILY WILL LEAVE TODAY FOR FL. THEY WILL SPEND THE MONTH OF MARCH THERE.

MR. F.D. GILL & BRIDE WILL ARRIVE HERE TOMORROW. THEY WILL LIVE ON THE CORNER  MIDDLE AND GLASGOW STREETS IN WHAT WAS THE NASH COTTAGE.

MOLLIE TAYLOR WAS SENTENCED BY THE HASTINGS COURT YESTERDAY TO 6 DAYS IN THE CITY JAIL AFTER COMING OUT SHE WILL BE TRIED IN THE COUNTY COURT.


LICENSE WAS ISSUED YESTERDAY FOR MARRIAGE OF JULIA TUCKER TO  DOC WILLIAMS, COLORED, WHICH EVENT OCCURED LAST EVENING IN THE PRESENCE OF A COLLECTION OF FRIENDS.

FORMER RESIDENT'S MARRIAGE

DR. GEORGE F. BAGBY, OF  DANVILLE WILL TODAY AT 9:30AM, WED MISS MAMIE LAWRENCE IN THE MARKET STREET METHODIST CHURCH IN PETERSBURG. DR. BAGBY IS A FORMER RESIDENT OF SUFFOLK, WHERE HE POSSESSES NUMEROUS FRIENDS. HE IS A BROTHER OF REV. H.A. BAGBY, FORMERLY THE POPULAR PASTOR OF THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH. MISS LAWRENCE IS A YOUNG LADY OF FINE APPEARANCE AND IS HIGHLY ACCOMPLISHED. MESSARS. W.C. HARRELL AND R.L. WOODWARD LLEFT FOR PETERSBURG LAST EVENING TO ATTEND THE CEREMONY.


OLD NANSEMOND COURT,

MAGISTRATE'S COURT WILL BE HELD IN BARRETT'S NECK TODAY, AT WHICH JOSHUA RICKS AND ACCOMPLICES WILL BE TRIED FOR OYSTER TRESSPASSING.

BEN DUMVILLE, ESQ., AGENT OF THE ODD  FELLOW'S WIDOWS AND ORPHANS ASSOCIATION YESTERDAY PAID MRS. S. J. NELMS $1557, THE AMOUNT OF INSURANCE OF HER LATE HUSBAND IN THAT ORDER.

MYRTLE MAGISTRATE'S COURT

THERE WAS AN EXTENSIVE DOCKET IN THE MAGISTRATES COURT AT MYRTE STATION YESTERDAY, JUSTICE J.E. STALLINGS PRESIDING. THE PAPERS WERE SERVICED BY THE OFFICER BRANCH.

IMPERIAL GUANO COMPANY VS  C. W. POWELL, ACTION FOR $62.25: DISMISSED AT THE COST OF THE PLANTIFF.

A.W. BALLARD VS. JOSEPH JOYNER ACTION FOR $5. SETTLEMENT MADE BEFORE TRIAL.

IMPERIAL GUANO COMPANY VS. P.A. BUTLER AND W.B. WILLS, ACTION FOR $63.25: CONTINUED TILL NANSEMOND  COUNTY COURT TODAY.

W.F. ALLEN AND SON VS. J.H. HARRISON, ACTION FOR $34: JUDGEMENT FOR THE PLANTIFF.

IMPERIAL GUANO COMPANY VS. R. PEEL, ACTION FOR $50: DISMISSED AT PLANTIFFS COST.

M. H. HOLLAND & CO., ASSIGNED RAISIN FERTILIZER COMPANY, VS. H.T. TAYLOR, ACTION FOR $20; JUDGMENT FOR THE PLAINTIFF.

N.G.  NORFLEET VS. THOMAS ELEY, ACTION FOR $30: JUDGMENT FOR THE PLAINTIFF.

RAISIN FERTILIZER COMPANY VS. J. T. SPIVEY, ACTION FOR $15:  JUDGMENT FOR THE PLAINTIFF.

DR. R.E. PARKER VS. W.S. DOYLE ACTION FOR $25: JUDGMENT FOR THE AMOUNT, LESS A BILL OF DEFENDANT SERVICES, AMOUNTING TO $5.


MARCH 2, 1894

CAPT. SAMUEL STEVENS, ONE OF PETERSBURG'S BEST KNOWN AND MOST PROMINENT CITIZENS, DIED VERY SUDDENLY THIS AFTERNOON. BEFORE THE WAR THE DECEASED WAS LARGELY ENGAGED IN THE CROCKERY BUSINESS HERE. HE WAS ONCE PRESIDENT OF THE CITY POINT RAILROAD: HE WAS AT ONE TIME CASHIER OF THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK, WHICH FAILED IN 1873, AND AT ANOTHER TIME WAS CASHIER OF THE BANK OF PETERSBURG; HE CARRIED A LIFE INSURANCE OF $10,000.

MR. AND MRS. R.H. BUTLER, WHO HAVE BEEN VISITING RELATIVES IN SUFFOLK FOR SOME DAYS, LEFT LAST AFTERNOON FOR NY.

IN PETERSBURG; CARDS ARE OUT ANNOUNCING THE MARRIAGE OF MISS KATHERINE LEMOINE TO MR. WILLIAM EVANS GUY, AT WASHINGTON AND COMPTON AVENUE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, ST. LOUIS MO. TUESDAY MARCH 13TH AT 6PM. THE PROSPECTIVE BRIDE IS A DAUGHTER OF DR. EDWIN L. LEMOINE, FORMERLY OF PETERSBURG. SHE HAS MANY RELATIVES IN NORFOLK.

MARCH 20  1894

MR. J. THOMAS BAILY, SAILMAKER IN THE UNITED STATES NAVY, DIED AT HIS HOME ON HARRISON STREET, SUNDAY MORNING. HIS FUNERAL TOOK PLACE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON FROM HIS LATE RESIDENCE, ON HARRISON STREET.
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YESTERDAY MORNING THE BODY OF A WHITE MAN WAS FOUND IN A HOUSE ON THE SHELL ROAD NEAR THE DEEP CREEK TOLL GATE, WHICH WAS RECENTLY OCCUPIED BY MOLLIE TAYLOR. HIS NECK WAS ALL LAID UP IN A CORNER AS THOUGH HE HAD FALLEN THERE AND COULD NOT GET UP. DR. TRUETT, COUNTY CORONER, WAS NOTIFIED AND SUMMONED THE FOLLOWING JURY. J.W. RUTTER, FOREMAN WILLIAM T. WHITEHURST, JEROME HODGES, J.T. HODGES, J.E. HUYBERT, W.H. MC WILLIAMS. A NUMBER OF WITENSS WERE EXAMINED, WHO STATED THAT THE MAN'S NAME WAS JOHNATHAN SHIELDS, WHO WAS RECENTLY DISCHARGED FROM THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS ON THE ACCOUNT OF A DISABILITY, AND WHO HAD BEEN ON A PROTRACTED SPREE FOR SOME TIME AND WAS KNOWN TO BE SUBJECT TO FITS WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF LIQUOR.
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MARCH 21, 1894

MRS. JAMES PATTEN IS VERY SICK AT HER HOME ON SOUTH STREET.

DR. M. F. DAUGHTER IS STILL CONFINED TO HIS HOME FROM SICKNESS.

MRS. CLARA V. FOSTER, OF MATHEWS COUNTY, IS VISITING RELATIVES IN SOUTH PORTSMOUTH.

THE REMAINS OF MRS. CHAPPEL WERE FORWARD TO CHOWAN COUNTY, N.C.  YESTERDAY FOR INTERMENT.

LAST NIGHT SOMEONE FELL THROUGH ONE OF THE SHOW WINDOWS AT MR. C. C. DIGGS STORE ON HIGH STREET.

ABBIE HUGHES, AN OLD OFFENDER, WAS LOCKED UP FOR 20 DAYS IN THE COUNTY JAIL YESTERDAY FOR DISORDERLY CONDUCT.

MRS. MARY E. TAYLOR WIFE OF THE GATE KEEPER OF HODGES FERRY BRIDGE, DIED AT THAT PLACE MONDAY AFTERNOON AT 4:40PM, AGED 60 YRS.

CARDS ARE OUT FOR THE MARRIAGE OF MISS ADDIE CHARLES, DAUGHTER OF MR. A.H. LINDSEY, TO WE MR. WILLIAM AINSWORTH, OF THIS CITY, THE CEREMONY TO TAKE PLACE WEDENSDAY, MARCH 26 AT 4PM.


MR. AND MRS. PATRICK T. GALLAGHER LOST BY DEATH YESTERDAY THEIR INFANT DAUGHTER, ELLA V., AGE 7 MONTHS. THE FUENRAL WILL TAKE PLACE FROM THEIR RESIDENCE, NO. 216 LINCOLN STREET THIS AFTERNOON AT 5PM.

MRS. ANNIE F. WIFE OF RICHARD CULPEPER DIED MONDAY AFTERNOON AT THE RESIDENCE OF HER HUSBAND ON RANDOLPH STREET, IN NORFOLK, AFTER A SHORT ILLNESS, IN THE 40TH YEAR OF HER AGE. MRS. CULPEPER WAS A DAUGHTER OF MR. CHARLES CREEKMORE, WHO CONDUCTED BUSINESS IN THIS CITY FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS. SHE TOO WAS A RESIDENT UP TO A FEW YEARS AGO. THE REMAINS WILL BE BROUGHT TO THIS CITY TODAY FOR INTERMENT.

MR. W.B. EAST HAS RETURNED FROM A TRIP THROUGH FLORIDA.

MISS LUCY VAIDER, OF WILLIAMSBURG IS VISITING THE MISSES BROUGHTON, ON BOUSH STREET.

MISS NELLIE BUTT LEFT YESTERDAY MORNING BY THE NY, PHILADEPHIA  AND NORFOLK RAILROAD FOR NYC TO VISIT HER SITER MR.S J.L. WOOD.

MONDAY NIGHT BETWEEN 9 AND 10PM, WHILE MRS. THOMPSON, THE WIFE OF MR. HENRY F. THOMPSON AND THE MOTHER OF MR. WALTER THOMPSON, WAS WALKING ON CHAPEL STREET, BETWEEN FALKLAND AND CHARLOTTE, NEAR WHICH SHE LIVES, SHE WAS STRUCK ON THE HEAD WITH A BRICK AN RECEIVED A PAINFUL CUT. THE PARTY WHO DID IT IS NOT KNOWN.

THE FUNERAL OF MRS. NEWTON WIDOW OF THE LATE DR. THOMAS NEW3TON, TOOK PLACE FROM THE RESIDENCE, NO. 126 GRANDBY STREET, AT 12NOON YESTERDAY AND WAS CONDUCTED BY REV. JAMES I. VANCE OF THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, ASSISTED BY THE REV. B. D. TUCKER OF ST. PAUL'S P.E. CHURCH. THE ITNERMENT WSA IN CEDAR GROVE CEMETERY AND THE FOLLOWING WERE THE PALL BEARERS.
R.B. TUNSTALL, JOHN C. TAYLOR, R. A. DOBIE, GEROGE TAIT, B.H. BAGNALL, GEORGE MCINTOSH, W.E. TAYLOR AND M.T. COOKE.

THE REMAINS OF LILLIE REED BLOODSWORTH, OF BALTIMORE, WHO DIED AT THE RESIDENCE OF MR. HOWARD N. JOHNSON, IN THIS CITY, YESTERDAY WERE FORWARDED TO BALTIMORE LAST NIGHT FOR INTERMENT. 
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