Compiled by Victoria Proctor, 2002
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.
Jan 12, 1858 issue:
Married on the 30th ult., by Rev. B. Jackson, Mr. Wm. T. ATKINSON to Miss
Martha A. DEW, all of this District.
Married on the 23d ult., by Rev. E. Herren, Mr. John C. HERREN to Miss
Eliza Ann GODBOLD, all of this District.
Married on the 2d inst., by Rev. L. M. Little, Mr. J. Hamilton Evans to
Miss Amelia C. LeGette, all of Marion District, SC.
Married on the 22d (sic) inst., by the Rev. N. Ware, Mr. Barney Parker to
Miss Elizabeth Oakley, all of Brownsville.
Jan 19, 1858 issue:
Married on the 13th inst., by Rev. Wm. Ayers, Mr. Solomon M. WILLIAMSON to
Miss Zolpha A. COLLINS, daughter of John J. Collins, Esq, all of this
Jan 26, 1858 issue:
Married on the 21st inst., by Rev. A. G. Stacy, Mr. Asa GODBOLD, Jr., to
Miss Sallie V. ELLERBE, all of this District.
Feb 2, 1858 issue:
Married on Thursday evening, the 28th ultimo, by Rev. D. E. Frierson, A.
Q. McDUFFIE, Esq, to Mrs. S. E. McQUEEN, all of this District.
Feb 9, 1858 issue:
Married on Thursday evening, the 4th inst., by Rev. D. E. Frierson, Capt.
J. Abney of Edgefield District to Miss Susan M. MILLER of Marion.
Married on the 4th inst., by Rev. M. St. Clair, Mr. D. P. McNair to Miss
C. J. ALFORD, all of Robeson county, NC.
Married on the 4th inst., by Rev. J. C. Huggins, Mr. D. D. McDUFFIE to
Miss Penelope Adelia Ford, all of this District.
Feb 16, 1858 issue:
Cornelia Graham, daughter of Mr. C. and Mrs. R. Graham, died on Monday
morning, the 8th of February. Little Cornelia was only 3 years and __
months old. (Feb 16, 1858)
Feb 23, 1858 issue:
Married on the 8th inst., by Elias B. Ford, Esqs, Mr. J. P. BARNES of
Robeson county, NC, to Miss Martha LOVETT of this District.
March 2, 1858 issue:
Married on the 20th ult. by E.B. Ford, Esq., Elijah BIRD to
Mrs. Mary HILL, all of North Carolina.
Married on the 25th ult., by Rev. David Legette, Mr. James H. GIBSON
to Miss Mary M. DAVIS, all of this District.
Married on the 10th ult. at Little Zion Church, by Rev. Hugh Moody,
Mr. Ebenezer ROGERS and Miss Francis TAYLOR, all of this District.
Volume 6 Number 51 Tuesday April 13, 1858:
Married on the 10th March, by Rev. Mr. Bacchus, Mr. Henry G. EAGERTON,
to Miss Eliza TAYLOR, all of this District.
Volume 7 Number 2 Tuesday May 4, 1858:
Married at Britton's Neck, on the 14th ult., by Rev. A. McClenon, Major
Thomas CRIB to Miss M. RICHARDSON, all of this District.
Volume 7 Number 7 Tuesday June 8, 1858:
Married on the 3rd inst., by Rev. C. D. Rowell, Mr. Elihu BOATWRIGHT
to Miss Lizzie Jane TANNER, all of this District.
Married on the 1st inst., by Rev. Jno Williams, Mr. Chesley MOODY to Miss
Married on the 3rd inst., by Rev. Wm. Ayers, Mr. Jesse ELMINGTON, to Miss
Abi LOCK, all of this District.
Volume 7 Number 8 Tuesday June 14, 1858:
Married on the 10th inst., by Rev. Hugh Moody, Mr. J. W. ROWEL, to Miss
Rachel HYATT, all of this District.
Volume 7 Number 11 Tuesday July 6, 1858:
HOFWYL ACADEMY - The second session of this institution will
commence on Thursday 15th July next, under the superintendence of
our most excellent teacher, Mr. W. J. McKERRALL. A few advanced
scholars will be received. Board can be had in the vicinity at $8
per month, including washing.
E. C. BETHEA, Ch'n Bd of Trustees
W. W. SELLERS, Sec'y
Volume 7 number 12 Tuesday July 13, 1858:
Married on Wednesday evening, the 30th ult., by Rev. D. E.
Frierson, Mr. Robt. Chas. MCINTYRE to Miss Jane MURDOCK,
all of this place.
Volume 7 Number 13 Tuesday July 20, 1858:
Died on July 14, 1858, Mr. Robert HUSSEY, of the District, aged about 58 yrs.
Volume 7 Number 15 Tuesday August 3, 1858:
Died on July 3, 1858 Mrs. Mary A. MCMILLAN, of Marion Village,
wife of Major Sidney E. MCMILLAN, daughter of David PALMER;
in the 22nd year of her age. Infant son also survives.
Volume 7 Number 17 Tuesday August 17, 1858:
Married on the 10th inst., by Rev. H. Moody, Mr. Ithames James
GADDY to Miss Adaline HYATT, all of this District.
Volume 7 Number 19 Tuesday August 31, 1858:
Died ROWELL, Mr. David - August 3, 1858 in Lauderdale county, TN,
at residence of son-in-law, John P. RICE, of Marion District - in the
78th year of his age. Buried at St. Paul's Church, Tennessee.
Volume 7 Number 20 Tuesday September 7, 1858:
Married on the 10th ultimo, by Rev. C. D. ROWELL, Mr. Wm. PACE,
of Marion, SC, to Miss E. S. BRADFORD, of Sumter, SC.
Died SWINSON, Renaldo - August 24, 1858 near Brinkley's Brunswick
county, NC, son of A. J. and Elizabeth G. SWINSON - age 1 year, 9
months and 28 days.
TODD, Capt. Wm - August 30, 1858 in All Saints Parish, SC, age
83 years, 1 month and 16 days.
Volume 7 Number 28 Tuesday November 2, 1858:
Married on the 19th ult., by Rev. Mr. McQUORQUODALE, Maj. B. F.
GIBSON to Miss Connie McCLENAGHAN, daughter of Rev. H.
MCLENAGHAN, all of this place.
Married on the 14th ult., by the Rev. C. D. ROWELL, Mr. Thomas D. KEITH,
of Timmonsville, to Miss Rebecca PALMER, of Marion District, S.C.
Volume 7 Number 29 Tuesday November 9, 1858:
Died Mr. Timothy GRIFFIN, September 26, 1858 of Robeson Co., N.C.
about 50 years of age.
Volume 7 Number 31 Tuesday November 23, 1858:
Married on the 10th inst., by Rev. C. D. ROWELL, Mr. W. E. HEWITT, of
Darlington District, to Miss S. E. TAYLOR, of Marion District.
Died FULMER, Mrs. Mary S. - November 8, 1858 in Washington City -
consort of George FULMER - in the 60th year of her age.
Volume 7 Number 32 Tuesday November 30, 1858:
Married on the 10th inst., by Rev. E. HERRIN, Mr. James W. ROWELL, to
Miss Frances GAINEY, all of this District.
Married on the 17th inst., by Rev. E. HERRIN, Mr. Jesse C. BROWN to Miss
Mary Sweet GAINEY, all of this District.
Estate Notice: All persons having claims against the estate of
Capt. Wm. Page, dec"d will present them, properly attested, to the undersigned,
within the time prescribed by law, and those indebted will make immediate
payment to - Saml. T. PAGE, Adm'r
29th Nov 1858
Volume 7 Number 33 Tuesday December 7, 1858:
Married on the 16th inst., by Rev. P. C. HUGGINS, Mr. T. B. ROGERS to
Miss Mary A. E. HAYS, all of this District.
Died December 1, 1858 at Friendfield, Marion District, Miss Sarah Hamilton,
daughter of William D. and Susannah B. MCGEE. Aged 18 years and 3 months.
Volume 7 Number 34 Tuesday December 14, 1858:
Died at Oak Hill, Marion District on the morning of the 27th Nov 1858, Sarah Amelia ANDREWS,
daughter of Francis B. and Mary C. ANDREWS, aged 6 months and 19 days.
Volume 7 Number 36 Tuesday December 28, 1858:
Married on the 8th of December, by Rev. A. MCQUORQUODALE,
Mr. H. H. MCLENAGHAN to Miss A. L. JAMES, all of this District.
Married on the 23d inst., by Rev. Hugh MOODY, Mr. Charles WEBSTER
to Miss Caroline Thornhill, all of this District.