Newspapers often reported news by townships, a practice still in use today to reflect the various news of area communities. Township Tuesday posts will share news specific to a township of local relevance. Additionally, a few days later, I will elaborate on specific persons or people mentioned in the Township Tuesday post with some genealogical tidbits.
7 Oct 1898
- Several of our fisherman are preparing for fall fishing.
- Several of our people attended services at Roper Sunday.
- Mess. J.B. WHITE and Noah TARKENTON made a flying trip to Edenton last week.
- Mrs. Susan TARKENTON, of near Creswell, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Thos. MARRINER.
- Mrs. Alice ALEXANDER returned to her home in Columbia week before last. Her stay was so pleasant we greatly miss her.
- Mrs. Geo. WILEY made a short trip to Newport News week before last, where she went with her daughter Mary, to the seminary, where she will attend school.