Discover Your Ancestors in Newspapers 1690-Today!
Last Name
GenealogyBank.com
Huntsville Independent (AL)
Huntsville Independent (AL)
Contributed by klstacy_home

Description: John Smith Using 30-Year Old Wagon;
Jno. Perkins Chosen to Assist Gen. Pettus

Date: May 6 1886

Newspaper published in: Huntsville, AL

Source: Madison County, AL Library

Page/Column: Page 2, Column 3

OVER THE STATE
-------
John Smith of Claysville precinct of this county has a wagon which has been in constant use since 1856. The only repairing necessary was caused by the breaking down of one of the wheels last week. Who can beat this record?—Guntersville Democrat.
-------
General E. W. Pettus was chosen as Chief Marshal for the visit of Jeff. Davis to Montgomery. In appointing his assistants, as was meet and proper, he chose from our county Jno. W. Perkins who, when quite a lad, enlisted in the Confederate service.—Guntersville Democrat.

Submitted: 09/03/19

Tags: (Please limit tags to surnames found within the article above)

Views: 60 views. Averaging 1 view per day.
In the most recent 30 day period, there've been 0 views.


Items (articles, comments, etc.) placed on the Newspaper Abstracts website and associated mail lists remain the property of the contributor. By submitting any item to this site, the contributor has granted permission to the Newspaper Abstracts website and associated mail lists to permanently display and archive the item(s) online for free access to the site visitor.