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Description: Death of Rev. William NorwoodDate: August 5 1887
Newspaper published in: Tupelo, MS
Source: Lee County, MS Library
Page/Column: Page 2, Column 6
Rev. Dr. William Norwood, an old and distinguished Episcopal minister, died in Richmond, Va., Friday last. He was a native of North Carolina, but went to Richmond in 1837. During his residence in North Carolina, Horace Greely paid a visit to that State, and falling in love with a Northern lady teaching school there, married her. The ceremony was performed by Dr. Norwood. In this way an acquaintance between these two commenced, which ripened into intimacy and continued until the venerable editor’s death.—Ex.