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"Ult." stands for "ultimo" and means "of previous month" (from date of issue)
Vol. I, No. 1 (first issue) was published May 4, 1852.
Volume 1 (new series), Number 5, Wednesday July 4, 1866
Married by Rev. C. D. ROWELL, on the 1st inst., Jesse Lucas
Esq., to miss M. J. Pace.
Vol. 1, No. 6 Wednesday July 11, 1866
Died Miss Catharine Jennete BETHEA, at Reedy Creek,
Marion Dist. July 3, 1866; youngest daughter of Rev. S. J.
Vol. 1, No. 7 Wednesday July 18, 1866
Married at the residence of the bride's brother in law, on
23rd May last, by the Rev. Edman HEARING, James Shelly,
to Miss Ann R. Rowell, all of Marion District.
Married at the residence of the bride's father, on the 21st ult., by the
Rev. T. R. MITCHELL, Nathan SKIPPER, to Miss M. J.
GODBOLD, all of Marion District.
Died MENSESHIEMER, Fannie, July 7, 1866 in New York -
infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. and L. MENSESHIEMER.
Vol. 1, No. 8 Wednesday July 25, 1866
Married on the 11th inst., by the Rev. E. H. PRICE, at the
residence of Mrs. Mary WATSON, Mr. H. G. JOHNSON, to
Miss Amelia Watson.
Also at the same time and place, by the same, Mr.
Hardy SMITH, to Miss Eugenia TURBEVILLE, daughter of
John TURBEVILLE, all of Marion District.
Died COLLINS, Joseph B., born December 16, 1838,
enlisted in the services of his country July 27, 1861; died at
Chattanooga, Tenn., August 17, 1862.
Vol. 1, No. 9 Wednesday August 1, 1866
Died at Meridian, Miss., May 30 1863,
Robert E. TIMMONS, born December 11, 1843 at Marion District.
Died at Blakely, Ala., December 25, 1864, William C. TIMMONS.
Vol. 1, No. 13 Wednesday August 29, 1866
Married on the 22d of July last, by the Rev. Edmund HEARING,
at his residence, Mr. Daniel GUNTER to Miss Mary THOMAS
all of Marion District.
Married on the 19th inst., by the Rev. A. McLELLAN, Mr. J. H.
AULTMAN to Mrs. J. A. F. White, all of Marion District.
Died EDWARDS, John E., August 16, 1866 in Ansonville.
Born in Bromley Parish, England July 1785. Died at home
of his Daughter Elizabeth Keelyn.
Vol. 1, No. 14 Wednesday September 4, 1866
Married on the 21st of August last, by David GIBSON, Esq.,
Mr. Sivester WHALEY to Miss Ann Marlow, all of Marion
Vol. 1, No. 15 Wednesday September 12, 1866
Died WALL, Mrs. Mary - August 31, 1866 - consort of Thomas
T. WALL, in 74th year.
Died GAUSE, Judith E. J., September 6, 1866 at residence of
Dr. T. J. DOZIER - in 58th year of her age.
Vol. 1, No. 17 Wednesday September 26, 1866
Died DUDLEY, Dr. John G., September 17, 1866 at home of
his father, Mr. George DUDLEY in Marion.
Vol. 1, No. 18 Wednesday October 3, 1866
Died Joseph D. BASS (No date).
Vol. 1, No. 19 Wednesday October 10, 1866
NOTICE: Whereas, Matthew H. WATSON made suit to me to grant him letters of
Administration on the estate of James EASTERLING: These are therefore to
and admonish all and singular the kindred and creditors of the said James
EASTERLING, deceased, that they be and appear before me on the Court of
Ordinary, to be held at Marion Court House on the 19th day of October
inst., at 11
o'clock in the forenoon, to shew cause, in any they have, why the said
administration should not be granted. Given under my hand this the 5th day
October, A. D. 1866 - Asa GODBOLD, Ordinary, M. D.
Vol. 1, No. 21 Wednesday October 24, 1866
Married at the residence of the bride's father, on the 18th inst.,
by Rev. Thomas MITCHELL, Mr. Alex. OLIVER to Miss
Maggie, youngest daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. D. LEGETTE.
Married on the 21st inst., at the residence of Neil C. MCDUFFIE,
by James POTTER, Esq., Mr. Geo. Alexander MCDUFFIE,
of Marion, to Miss Ellen V. ALFORD, of Horry District.
Married on the 15th inst., by Hugh MOODY, Esq., Mr. Samuel
HERRING to Miss Susan M. MILLER, all of Marion District.
Married at the residence of John WILCOX, Esq., on the 17th
inst., by the Rev. Dr. BOYD, Mr. William W. BAKER to
Miss Mattie TENANT.
Vol. 1, No. 22 Wednesday October 31, 1866
Married on October the 16th, at the English Lutherian Church,
Charleston, by the Rev. F. A. Moody, Mr. F. W. Emanuel,
late of Marlboro District, to Miss Tillie M. Kirk.
Vol. 1, No. 23 Wednesday November 7, 1866
Married at the residence of the bride's father on the 28th
of October, by the Rev. John L. Smith, Mr. L. L. Seasons
to Miss E. E. Smith, oldest daughter of Wm. Smith, Esq.
Married on the 30th ult., by the Rev. Mr. Pitman, G. H. Floyd, of
Robeson, NC, to Miss Ellen Bethea, of Marion District, SC.
Vol. 1, No. 24 Wednesday November 14, 1866
NOTICE: It is Hereby Given that I am the legally appointed
Guardian of Samuel S. Smith, and as such do not consider
him sane or capable of making contracts. As guardian I
will not be responsible nor pay any debts made by him,
and this notice will be plead in bar of recovery of any claims
against his property.
Nov 14 Wm. Smith
Married at the residence of the bride's mother, November the 6th,
1866, by Elder A. Rowland Pitman, John G. Grantham, Esq.,
of Robeson co., NC, to Miss Martha E. Watson, daughter of the
late John R. Watson, of Marion District, SC.
Married at the residence of the bride's father, on the 7th inst., by the
Henry Steel, Mr. Harman Hartz of Wilmington, NC to Miss Bettie
Eseman, eldest daughter of Iseman Iseman, of this village.
Married on the 8th inst., in Britton's Neck at the residence of William
Woodbery, by the Rev. Jack Woodbery, Mr Richard Pope of
Georgetown to Miss Vernicia Woodbery, daughter of William
Woodbery of Marion District.
Vol. 1, No. 25 Wednesday November 21, 1866
Married at the residence of the bride's father, on the 14th inst., by
the Rev. Dr. Boyd, Mr. Edwin A. Bethea, to Miss Annie, youngest
daughter of Asa Godbold, Esq.
Married at the residence of Dr. R. B. Fladger, on hte 14th inst., by the
Rev. M. A. McIbben, Col. E. R. Liles, of Charleston, to Miss
Fannie, eldest daughter of the late Rev. C. J. Fladger.
Vol. 1, No. 26 Wednesday November 28, 1866
Married at the residence of the bride's father on the 1st inst., by the
Rev. E. H. Price, Mr. D. F. Lane to Miss Charlotte Gasque,
daughter of Mr. Henry Gasque Esq., all of this District.
Married at the residence of the bride's father on the 8th inst., by the
Rev. E. H. Price, Mr. David Perritt to Miss Mary Campbell, daughter
of William S. Campbell, Esq., all of this District.
Died WILSON, W. T. of Marion District (No date given)
Vol. 1, No. 28 Wednesday December 12, 1866
Married on the 20th inst., by James Potter, Esq., Mr. John
M. Collins to Miss Mary A. Flowers
Married on the 2nd inst., by D. W. Edwards, Esq., Mr. James K.
Smith to Miss Sarah Jane Jackson, all of Marion District.
Vol. 1, No. 29 Wednesday December 19, 1866
Married at the residence of the bride's father on the 6th inst.,
by D. W. Edwards, Esq., Mr. Evander M. SKIPPER to Miss
Catherine E. daughter of Vincent GODBOLD.
Married at the residence of the bride's father on the 12th inst., by
the Rev. Mr. Seale, Mr. Joseph BAKER to Miss Mary J.,
daughter of James GRAHAM Esq.
Married in Darlington on the 10th inst., by the Rev. A. Moore,
Thos. Edwards Gregg, of Columbia to Claude Cherigny,
daughter of Dr. Edward Porcher.
Married on the 13th inst., at the residence of the bride's father in
this village by the Rev. Dr. Boyd, Mr. W. S. SHACKELFORD
to Miss Mary E. second daughter of James POTTER, Esq.
Married on the 9th inst., in Marion District, by the Rev. Mr. McKibben,
Col. J. lW. St. Clair, of Kentucky, to Mrs. Caroline M. K.
BETHEA, daughter of John H. Honour, of this city.
Married at the residence of the bride's mother in this village on the
12th inst., by the Rev. Dr. Spertner, Mr. Wolf Witcover of
Wilmington, N.C. to Miss Dora, eldest daughter of the late
Samuel and Mrs. A. Cronhiem.
Vol. 1, No. 30 Wednesday December 26, 1866
Married at Melrose, SC on the 19th inst., by the Rev. D. E. Frierson,
Maraden Bellamy of Wilmington, NC to Hattie S., daughter of Dr.
Robert HARLLEE, of Marion District, SC.