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Extracts from The Marion Star
Volume I, 1852

Published Every Tuesday Morning at Marion C.H. (Court House), South Carolina,
C.W. Miller, Editor, and V. Little, Proprietor.

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"Inst." stands for "instant" and means "in this month" (date of issue)
"Ult." stands for "ultimo" and means "of previous month" (from date of issue)

Vol. I, No. 1 (first issue) was published May 4, 1852.

May 11, 1852:

Died of the measles, on the 24th ult. after a protracted and severe illness, James Crawford, son of D.J. and C. M. McDONALD, aged one year and eight months.

Died at his residence on Buckswamp, Marion District, on the 7th inst., of Dropsy, Mr. Wm. SMITH in the 75th year of his age.

June 15, 1852:

Died at the residence of his brother, Dr. Robert HARLLEE, in Marion District, SC on the 22d of May, 1852, in the 50th year of his age, Col. Thomas Harllee, of the firm Carson, Harllee & Co., Charleston. He was a native of the District in which he died; born at Harlleesville May 10th, 1803.

June 22, 1852:

Died in Clark county, Miss., on the 26th of May, 1852, Mrs. Mary BETHEA, wife of W. W. Bethea, after an illness of two weeks. The deceased became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1838. She was at the time of her death 38 years, 5 months, and 26 days old. She leaves a husband and six children. Emigrated with her husband from Marion District, SC, to Clark County, Miss., in December, 1850.

Died in Wilmington, NC, on the 7th instant, Mrs. Lucy A. HUGGINS, wife of the late Rev. Theophilus Huggins, in her 39th year.

Died in Marion county, Ga., 13th May, Rev. Jesse N. LEGGET. Mr Legette was emigrating with his wife to Texas from Marion District, SC, and was attacked violently on the night of the 12th, while encamped, by a disease with which he had long been threatened. Those brethren of the Masonic fraternity who were present, at once informed the Lodge at Tazewell of the death of a brother, which convened and interred him with the usual honors.

July 13, 1852:

Married on the 8th instant, by the Rev. James Stone, Mr. Rollin K. Kimball of Illinois to Miss Mary WOODBERRY of this District.

July 20, 1852:

Died at the residence of his father on Little Pee Dee in this District, on the 11th inst., Thomas HAYS, son of Levi H. Hays, Esq, in the twentieth year of his age.

Oct. 26, 1852:

Married in Britton's Neck, Marion District, by the Rev. John D. Coleman, Mr. John SHACKLEFORD to Mrs. Ann RICHARDSON.

Nov. 16, 1852:

Married in Anson county, NC, on Wednesday night, the 3d inst., by Rev. Chas. S. Walker, Dr. R. B. FLADGER of Marion District, SC to Miss Elizabeth Knotts.

Nov. 23, 1852:

Married on the 12th of Nov. 1852, by the Rev. James S. Stone, Mr. Geo. E. C. COX of Marion District to Miss Emily JAMES of Williamsburg District, SC.

Dec 14, 1852 issue

Married on Thursday evening, the 9th inst., by the Rev. Wm Martin, Abraham RABUN of Horry to Miss Elizabeth MARTIN of this District.

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