Discover your family's story.

Enter a grandparent's name to get started.

Start Now
Huntsville Independent (AL)
Huntsville Independent (AL)
Contributed by klstacy_home

Description: Limestone Happenings

Date: August 5 1886

Newspaper published in: Huntsville, AL

Source: Madison County, AL Library

Page/Column: Page 2, Column 4

Special Age Correspondence.
ATHENS, ALA., July 21.—Our town begins to talk more lively, as the farmers, having laid by their crops now come to town to trade and learn the news of the day.
Barbecues and fisheries are now in order. There will be a big barbecue near Piney Chapel July 28th. Judge Richardson is expected to be there and address the crowd on the issues of the day.
Mrs. Laura McIntosh, died last night at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. E. H. Brittle, in this place.
In this county we have a newly elected Democratic Executive Committee, just elected by the Democracy of each beat in the county composed of twenty-eight as good men and Democrats as are in Limestone County: among them we find the names of Maj. W. R. Francis, Jno. H. Peebles, Jno. T. Wells, Paul Thomas, W. R. Hanserd, Thomas Weatherford, McLin Hobbs, W. C. Gray, A. W. Moseley, Charley Toney, P. Henderson and seventeen others of the same kind.

Submitted: 12/02/19

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

Views: 100 views. Averaging 0 views 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.