Excerpts from Henry County, Alabama

Excerpts Regarding Marriages and Deaths From the
Books, "Barbour and Henry County 1841 - 1890"
and "Barbour and Henry County 1846-1890"
Posted with the Permission of  Jan Stith

The Eufaula Democrat
Tuesday 6 March 1849
Married by Hon. B.C. Landsdale, at the home of Artemus Ward, on the 21st inst., Mr. Amos Hicks to Miss Elizabeth Ward, eldest daughter of Mr. West Ward, all of this county....Abbeville, Henry County, 22d February 1849.

Wednsday 23 January 1856
Miss Jeanie Hicks, daughter of Judge Hicks, was married on the 10th ult.,
at the residence of Chief John Ross, at Taleanah, in the Cherokee Nation, to Mr. Stepler, brother-in-law to the Chief.
"Barbour and Henry County 1846-1890"

Saturday 13 February 1869
William H. Ward, age 63, died at his home in Henry County on the 6th inst., A member of the Baptist Church nearly 40 years.
"Barbour and Henry County 1841-1890"

Saturday 26 March 1870
T.S. Floyd, of Columbia, Ala., Tax Assessor for Henry County, died on the 21st inst.
The Henry County Register 1870

Friday 15 January 1875
Married on the 14th inst., at the home of Mr. Irwin Hix, in Abbeville,
by Z.W. Laney Esq., Mr. Gator Moring and Miss Camilla McMillan, all of Henry County.
"Barbour and Henry County 1846-1890"

Friday 2 April 1875
Mr. Seaborn B. Bizzel, formerly of Abbeville, died in Atlanta recently. He was a grandson of the late John Whitehurst, of Henry County.
"Barbour and Henry County 1846-1890"

Tuesday 13 April 1875
Mr. Wm. Rolf Wellborn, age 38, of Eufaula, died last Sunday.
"Barbour and Henry County 1841-1890"

Friday 29 October 1875
Mr. E.E. Hudson and Mrs. Alsy Wells were married on the 24th inst.
Also, Mr. Hiram Barron and Mrs. Catherine Ward, on the same day, all of Henry County.
"Barbour and Henry County 1841-1890"

Friday 10 December 1875
Married at the home of the bride's father on the 1st inst., Mr. Luther Searcy and Miss Alice Whitehurst, both of Henry County.
"Barbour and Henry County 1846-1890"

Friday 21 January 1876
Mr. W.S. Whitehurst and Miss R.A. Scott, were married at Abbeville on the 15th inst., by Z.W. Laney, Esq., all of Henry County.
"Barbour and Henry County 1846-1890"

Friday 19 May 1876
S.S. Whitehurst, an old citizen, died at his home in Henry County on Sunday last.
"Barbour and Henry County 1846-1890"

Friday 21 April 1876
Mrs. Winny Ward, age 85, died on the 13th at the home of Mr. Robert Gamble. (Henry County)
"Barbour and Henry County 1841-1890"

Friday 13 October 1876
Mr. Elija Kirkland and Miss Fanny Whitehead at Headland, (Ala.) by J.J. Head,
on September 27, 1876.
"Barbour and Henry County 1846-1890"

Friday 21 July 1876
Rollin A. Wellborn died in Eufaula on the 12th. inst.
"Barbour and Henry County 1841-1890"

Thursday 31 January 1878
Mrs. Nancy Ward, aged 105, died last Sunday. She was a native of N.C., but lived most of her life in Alabama.
"Barbour and Henry County 1841-1890"

Tuesday 22 July 1879
John Berrien Whitehead, of Baker County, (Ga.) died at his home near Newton on the 13th.
"Barbour and Henry County 1846-1890"

Thursday 1 January 1880
J.H. Hicks, formerly of Decatur (Ala.) died recently in Russell, Kansas.
"Barbour and Henry County 1846-1890"

Saturday 22 May 1880
Mrs. Caroline Morris died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. R.A. Wellborn in Eufaula on the 20th inst. She was born in New York City in July 1792, was a member of the Presbyterian Church for many years.

Thursday 27 January 1881
Married on the 5th inst., in Eufaula, Mr. Henry T. May and Miss Emma,
daughter of J.M. Whitehead, Esq., of Greenville.(Ala)
"Barbour and Henry County 1846-1890"

Saturday 11 June 1881
Mrs. Frances Bullard , nee Hicks, died at her home in Eufaula yesterday.
She had been a member of the First Baptist Church in Eufaula since 1837.
"Barbour and Henry County 1846-1890"

Saturday 01 October 1881
Married at the home of Mrs. Malone in Eufaula, on the 29th inst., by Rev. R.H. Rivers, Mr. Stephen S. Cawthon, of Troy, Alabama and Miss Hattie Lou Stewart, of Eufaula.
"Barbour and Henry County 1841-1890"

Thursday 10 November 1881
Rev. James Best died on the 2nd inst., Henry County (Ala.)

Saturday 31 December 1881
Married at the residence of the bride's father on the 15th inst., Mr. B.F. Gann and Miss Fannie Ward
"Barbour and Henry County 1841-1890"

Wednesday 18 January 1882
Married on the 12th inst., at the home of Mr. Jule Malone, near Eufaula, Mr. Albert Manley and Miss Hazey Ward
"Barbour and Henry County 1841-1890"

Saturday 18 February 1882
Married on December 1st last, at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. T.J. Green and Miss Emma Floyd
Saturday 25 February 1882

W.D. Durham, of near Hood, Harris County, Georgia died Thursday.
"Barbour and Henry County 1841-1890"

Wednesday 29 March 1882
Col. William Thompson, age 70, journalist and author, who for the last 32 years has been managing editor of the Savannah Morning News, died at his home in Savannah on Friday
"Barbour and Henry County 1841-1890"

Tuesday 2 May 1882
Mr. J.M. Floyd and Miss Laura Scarborough, both of Barbour county, were married recently.

Wednesday 14 March 1883
Hon. J.M. Floyd, of Covington, Georgia, died on last Monday.

Wednesday 14 March 1883
Married at the home of the bride's father, near Cotton Hill, (Barbour County) on Sunday last, Mr. C.E. Watson and Miss Mollie Wise, daughter of L.L. Wise.
"The Eufaula Weekly Bulletin"

Tuesday 8 May 1883
Married near Eufaula on April 29th, by Rev. T.A. Johnson, Mr. Jesse Whitehurst and Mrs. Mary A. Dunnaway.
"Barbour and Henry County 1846-1890"

Saturday 28 June 1884
Married at the bride's home on the 22nd of June, Mr. Daniel A. McGilvary and Mrs. Julia A. Floyd, Rev. Baxter Greer officiating.

Tuesday 3 June 1884
Died in Henry County on Monday, Mrs. John J. Ward, the mother of John B. and James Ward.
"Barbour and Henry County 1841-1890"

Saturday 19 July 1884
Married by Justice T.P.C. Phillips, at his residence on July 10th, Mr. William Whitehurst and Miss Nancy Cockreaw, all of Barbour County.
"Barbour and Henry County 1846-1890"

Wednesday 23 July 1884
Mrs. Caroline E. Brown, mother of Artemus Ward,died in Waterford on july 12th.. She was born in the same town in September 1806, the daughter of Calvin Farrar. She was married to the late Maj. Levi Brown, and had two sons, Cyrus W. Brown, well known writer and Charles F. Brown, better known as Artemus Ward.
"Barbour and Henry County 1841-1890"

Tuesday 19 August 1884
Mr. Jacob Arnold, of near Abbeville, (Ala) died on Thursday, aged about 75 years.
"Barbour and Henry County 1846-1890"

Tuesday 18 August 1885
Mrs. Mary Ward, age 54, died Wednesday at the home of her nephew, Charles F. Perry, in Eufaula.
"Barbour and Henry County 1841-1890"

Thursday 3 December 1885
Mr. E.D. Clenny and Miss Mollie Corbitt were married recently near
Lawrenceville, Henry County (Ala.)'
"Barbour and Henry County 1846-1890"

Sturday 9 January 1886
Mr. William McClenny, an aged citizen living near Headland, Ala. died on friday last.
"Barbour and Henry County 1846-1890"

Sunday 31 January 1886
Mr. Paul A. Floyd and Miss. Maggie Schmidt, both of Demopolis (Ala) were married at the Episcopal Church of that place Thursday.

"Barbour and Henry County 1846-1890"
Thursday 4 February 1886
Mr. J.L. Ward, of Abbeville, and Miss Lilla Phipps, of Hardwicksburg, were married on the 26th ult.

Sunday 18 April 1886
Married at the home of Hon. R.J. Reynolds near Abbeville, on April 11th, Mr. John W. Lingo and Miss Sallie Ward, both of Henry County.
"Barbour and Henry County 1841-1890"

Thursday 3 June 1886
Mr. C.T, Floyd, of Opelika, (Ala) died Sunday last.

Thursday 17 June 1886
Mr. Calvin Whitehead, of Geneva County (Ala.) died Thursday.
"Barbour and Henry County 1846-1890"

Tuesday 18 January 1887
Married at the residence of D.H. McGilvary, near Clayton on the 9th inst., by Justice John C. Williams, Mr. Malcolm McCraney to Miss Rachel A. Floyd.

Saturday 26 February 1887
W.P. Floyd fell dead while working in a new ground cutting in Pike County (ala) a few days since.

Thursday 25 August 1887
Married on Sunday last at the home of the bride's parents near
Cureton's Bridge, by W.A. Hicks Esq., Mr. Frank Parker and Miss Nellie Elmore.
"Barbour and Henry County 1846-1890"

Thursday 9 February 1888
T.M. Skipper and Miss Birdy Espy, of Henry county, were married recently.
"Henry and Barbour County 1841-1891"

Thursday 29 March 1888
Mr. W.J. Brannon died at his home in Eufaula Sunday. His brothers are T.J. , A.W. and A.H. Brannon.

Thursday 11 April 1888
Mr. Jacob Arnold, formerly of near Abbeville, Ala., died at Cypress, Fla., on the 2nd inst., Survivors are his wife and several small children, besides his three brothers and a sister.
"Barbour and Henry County 1846-1890"

Thursday 7 November 1889
Mr. Yancy Smith and Miss Anna Espy, daughter of Mr. Seaborn Smith, were married yesterday at the home of the brides parents between Eufaula and Abbeville.
(The Abbeville Times)

Thursday 21 November 1889
Married at Belcher( Barbour County) on the 17, at the home of the bride's father, Mr. Jno. D. Glass, by Rev. R.B. Lee, Miss Carrie Glass and Mr. Caleb Golden.
"Barbour and Henry County 1841-1890"

Sunday 5 January 1890
Mr. Cody Grandbery and Miss Lizzy McClenny were married at the home
of the bride's parents in Henry County by Alex Summerford, J.P., during Christmas Week.
"Barbour and Henry County 1846-1890"

Friday 25 April 1890
Mrs. Azalla Brannon died at the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. Daniel Riley, near Echo, Dale County, Alabama on the 15th.

Wednesday 5 March 1890
Married at the home of Mr. J.C. Guilford, , by Rev. DeBardelaben on Thursday last, Mr. Ed. Chestnut, of Sandy Point, (Barbour County) to Miss Mary Warren, of Quitman County, Georgia.
"Barbour and Henry County 1841-1890"

Tuesday 11 November 1890
Abbeville, Ala., Nov. 8.- Mr. Jno. W. Seaborn and Miss Annie J. McLean were married at the home of the bride's father at Lodi, (Barbour County). Attendants: Mr. W.J. Seaborn and Miss Emma Lewis, Jno. Snead Jr., and Addie McLean, Jas. N. Zorn and Annie Snead, Ed. Gillis and L.A. Morrison, H.D. McLean and M.C. Morrison, L.J. Zorn and Clemmie Snead.
"Barbour and Henry County 1841-1890"

Tuesday 23 December 1890
Married in Lawrenceville (Ala) on Sunday last, Mr. Joseph Ward to Miss Elizabeth Clenny, by Rev. E.S. Ward

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