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NEWSPAPER EXCERPTS
1920


For December marriages published in the January 1920 issues see the last entry for 1919.

The Dillon Herald, January 1, 1920 

Deaths published in the January 1st issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Addie Watson McCutcheon
Mary Butler Guy

The Dillon Herald, January 1, 1920

Final discharge notice for the estate of L. C. McLain by Walker Gaddy, guardian

The Dillon Herald, January 8, 1920

Deaths published in the January 8th issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Ernest Linwood Peck

The Dillon Herald, January 8, 1920

Marriage of W. J. Carter and Kate Martin on New Year's Day.  The bride is the daughter of Mr. McL. Martin.

The Dillon Herald, January 8, 1920

A son to Mr. and Mrs. Truss Booth on January 3, 1920.

The Dillon Herald, January 15, 1920

Marriage of William Hudson Fore and Margaret Elizabeth Simpson on January 7, 1920.  Bride of Chester, SC now teaching in Dillon.  Groom is a farmer from Bingham, SC

The Dillon Herald, January 15, 1920

Death of Mr. W. C. Power  - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, January 22, 1920

The marriage of Neil B. Calhoun and Kennett Huggins on January 14, 1920 at the Methodist Parsonage.  The bride teaches at Fork.

The marriage of Maxey Adams and Ethel Owens on January 18, 1920 at the home of Joe Cabell Davis, JOP.  The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Owens of Fork.  The groom is the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. W J. Adams. They will reside in Fork.

The Dillon Herald, January 22, 1920

Deaths published in the January 22nd issue  - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Rev. F. O. B. Curtis, CSA Veteran
Evelyn Dew
Sarah Frances Benfield
Lee Harrelson

The Dillon Herald, January 22, 1920

Final discharge notices:

Inman Page estate - Lattie B. Page Adm.
W. B. Romans estate - Julia A. Romans. Adm.
W. M. Lester estate - B. B. Sellers Adm.
Louise Easterling estate - Henry Easterling, Guardian

Creditors notice for the Julia Ann Harrelson estate - Geo. R. Harrelson, Adm.

The Dillon Herald, January 29, 1920

Mrs. W. W. Hamilton - A. P. Bethea, Adm.
Estha Scott estate - S. D. Graham, Adm.

The Dillon Herald, January 29, 1920

Deaths published in the January 29nd issue  - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Rushin Daniel
Wells Bowen
David Edens
Elizabeth McCormac
Mrs. J. W. Woodle

The Dillon Herald, January 29, 1920

The marriage of Roderick Murchison Carmichael and Sara Lee Black, January 15, 1920.  The bride is from Rock Hill, SC and the groom is of Dillon.  they were married at the home of the brides cousin. Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Barron.

The Dillon Herald, February 5, 1920

In Memoriam.  In loving memory of our baby Iona, who died January 25, 1920. Poem written by her mother. No surname given.

The Dillon Herald, February 5, 1920

Death of Mrs. James Campbell published in the February 5th issue  - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, February 12, 1920

Deaths published in the February 12th issue  - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Cherry Watson
Capt. William T. Evans, CSA Veteran

The Dillon Herald, February 12, 1920

W. S. Campbell and Quincey Mitchell accompanied by Lillian Powell and N. C. Carmichael motored to Marion Wednesday afternoon and were married by Rev. F. M. Holliday at the Presbyterian Manse.  The bride is originally from Fairmont, N.C. but for the past three years has been living with her sister Mrs. Leroy William.  The groom is one of Dillon County's extensive planters.

The Dillon Herald, February 12, 1920

Application for administrator for the estate of John H. McLellan by Rosa McLellan.
Application for administrator for the estate of Samuel Watson by Amanda Watson

The Dillon Herald, February 12, 1920

Marriages:

Rembert Hays of Newport News, Virginia and Mrs. Estelle Berry of Oak Grove were married February 11, 1920 at the Dillon Court House.

Robert Ford of Lake View and Miss Griffith, former milliner were married at the home of the bride last week.

Engagement announcement of Pauline Powell, daughter of Mrs. Mary Addie Powell to William Winfield Faust of Ocalla, Florida. the wedding to take place at Epworth  Methodist Church in Savannah, Georgia, sometime in February.

The Dillon Herald, February 19, 1920

There was an awful thirst in town Sunday morning when the regular patrons of the soft drink and cigar stands discovered that council had forbidden the sale of anything on Sunday except drugs and medicines and food at the restaurants.  The smoke who failed to purchase his daily supply of cigars and cigarettes the day before raised a mighty howl when he discovered that he must endure a whole day without the comforting and consoling effects of the weed, while the fellow who was in the habit of taking his morning "glass" went about with a sad and bewildered air. The old time "Blue Laws" were in effect and the lid on good an tight.  The drug stores were closed during the morning hours but opened later in the day for the sale of medicines on prescription.  There were many requests for just one cigar or dope, but the druggists shook their heads and said nothing doing.  The ordinance prohibiting the sale of luxuries was passed at the Friday night meeting of council.
Another ordinance adopted at the same meeting fixes a license of $5.00 on automobiles and $10.00 on trucks.

The Dillon Herald, February 19, 1920

Deaths published in the February 19th issue  - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Harry Blackwell
Ida C. Bowen
Virginia Hart Bowen
Rev. Wilson Hayes

The Dillon Herald, February 26, 1920

Deaths:

Infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Watters of Kemper died Friday of pneumonia
and taken to North Carolina for burial Saturday.  Rev. A. Finch the new pastor at Kemper conducted the services.

The community was saddened last week to hear of the death of Jonathan Lewis which occurred at White Springs, Florida, last Thursday.  Mrs. and Mrs. Lewis left here a few weeks ago for Florida to spend the rest of the winter on account of the failing health of Mr. Lewis, after which they expected to make their home at Southport, NC.  The body was brought home for burial Sunday.

The Dillon Herald, February 26, 1920

Marriages:

Clio - Feb. 22 - Miss Clelon Carlisle Odum and John Rowland Dean were married February 14th at the home of Mrs. H. J. Bennett. The bride is originally from St. Pauls, NC but has resided in Clio for the past 6 years. She received her training at Highsmith hospital, Fayetteville, NC and  a post graduate courses at Polyclinic in New York. The Groom is a successful business man of Spartanburg.  The couple will reside in Spartanburg.

Robert Samaha and Emma Saleeby were married Monday at the Methodist parsonage. They are both of Dillon.

The Dillon Herald, February 26, 1920

Mullins Enterprise - Two men (not named) lost their lives in a hotel fire at Causey, the logging camp of the Montgomery Lumber Co, just on the other side of Nichols.

The Dillon Herald, March 4, 1920

Deaths published in the March 4th issue  - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Epsy Campbell
Mrs. J. W. Gaddy
Kesler Page
Wallie Miller

The Dillon Herald, March 4. 1920

Sellers - Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Hudson and son Frank, Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Sellers and daughter, Miss Nelle, Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Watson and Miss Mattie Price took supper at the home of Mr. Ernest Page on last Thursday evening after which they enjoyed music on the Edison.

The Dillon Herald, March 4, 1920

French Memorial Death Certificates were mailed out by the local Post of the American Legion to the following, whose names were given as being the next of kin to the soldier or sailor who died in service:

Peter Henegan, Hamer
William McRae, Sr., Dillon
Mrs. Leroy Bethea, Dillon
Mrs. Elizabeth Turner, Dillon
Dr. J. H. David, Dillon
Mrs. Sarah Britt
Katie Hightower, Dillon
Mrs. Elizabeth Edwards, Dillon
Rose Harris, Little Rock
Mr. Edge Smith,  Fork
Vaun Bruton, Hamer
Fred Crook, May
Mrs. Winnie May Wilkes, Mallory
Rufus Nichols, Lake View
Mrs. Alice Rogers, Dillon, Rt. 3
Mr. Geor. R. Campbell, Hamer
Neal Bethea, Dillon
N. E. McQueen, Dillon
Lear Covington, Dillon
Tracey T. Cottingham, Dillon
Henry F. Proctor, Dillon, Rt. 1
J. M McDowell, Dillon, Box 463
John H. Foster, Little Rock
J. W. Williams, Lake View

It was intended that these certificates be presented at a public meeting but on account of the influenza situation this could not be done.  The local Post therefore mailed the certificates to each of the above addresses.

The Dillon Herald, March 4, 1920

Creditors notice:

Estate of Ida C. Boahn by J. E. Meadors and R. H. Wiggins
Estate of Jonathan Lewis  by Carrie B. Lewis

The Dillon Herald, March 4, 1920

Pee Dee Bridge Measure Passes - Bridge to be constructed at or near Mars Bluff Ferry at the cos of $100,000.00 of which Dillon Pays $25000.00

The Dillon Herald, March 4, 1920

Sherriff Lane has been notified that Ervin Legette, the colored barber who killed Re. W. B. Romans at Latta bout a year ago has been captured in Akron Ohio. Legette is said to have some words with the preacher and during the fight that ensued the preacher was slashed across the thigh with a razor and bled to death before assistance could be secured.

The Dillon Herald, March 4, 1920

Card of Thanks by Mr. and  Mrs. H. B. Blackwell and family for the unretired help during the illness and death of their son and brother Harry.

The Dillon Herald, March 11, 1920

Bob Wilson, engineer,  who resided in Dillon several years ago was severely injured and said to be in a dying condition in a train wreck near Wilson, NC

The Dillon Herald, March 11, 1920

Deaths published in the March 11th issue - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Loyd George
Mrs. Julius  Ammons
G. W. Covington

The Dillon Herald, March 11, 1920

C. L. Wheeler has purchased from Jas. M. Carmichael the Commercial Hotel property at the corner of Railroad Avenue and Harrison Street.  The property has been in litigation for the past 10 or 12 years and was sold last fall under order of the court and passed into Mr. Carmichael's hands. Mr. Carmichael was renting it as an apartment house and the hotel has been closed since the first of the year.  It is understood that Mr. Wheeler intends to greatly enlarge and make improvements to provide Dillon with a hotel large enough to accommodate the transient trade.

The Dillon Herald, March 18, 1920

Marriages:

Oak Grove - Miss Mary Hayes and Mr. Sam J. Berry were married at Dillon last Saturday afternoon at the probate's office, Judge Davis performing the ceremony

Lake View - Mr. W. B. Flowers and Miss Belle Horn were quietly married Thursday night at the Methodist parsonage by Rev. Mr. Leslie, They will make their home in Lake View. (see March 25)

The Dillon Herald, March 18, 1920

Oak Grove - Dew P. Richardson, a farmer, died at his home near here last week after a brief illness of influenza.

The Dillon Herald, March 18, 1920

Born and Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Bass a boy.

The Dillon Herald, March 25, 1920

Oak Grove - After an illness of many months, Mrs. Bettie Baxley, aged sixty, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. M.B. Brigman, near here last Wednesday evening and was buried at Bethesda Thursday afternoon.

The Dillon Herald, March 25, 1920

Lake View - Quite an error was made last week in Mr. Bert Flowers marriage write up. Instead of Mr. Flowers marrying Miss Belle Horne as was stated he married Miss Belle Booth.  We are all prone to make mistakes and this was truly one.

The Dillon Herald, March 25, 1920

Rev. J. A. Wilson, for many years pastor of the Dillon Presbyterian church died at a Columbia hospital Tuesday. Mr. Wilson was a native of York County, educated at Davidson and  prepared for the ministry at Columbia Theological Seminary.  He was Dillon's first Presbyterian pastor.  He is survived by his wife, Margaret Carrigan Wilson, originally of Society Hill,  and one son Carrigan Wilson.

The Dillon Herald, March 25, 1920

Mr. and Mrs. Sidney W. Jackson has issued invitations to the marriage of their daughter Winnie Davis to Mr. Samuel Henry Tuner to take place April 7th at the Baptist Church.

The Dillon Herald, April 1, 1920

Mrs. Crieghton Arnett of Pleasant Hill section was seriously wounded last Saturday when a pistol a small boy was handling went off accidentally and struck her in the right breast and passed entirely through the body.  The wound, while serious, is not regarded to be necessarily fatal.  Someone on the place had been shooting rats and left the pistol in a chair. While Mrs. Arnett was pursuing her household duties a small boy picked up the pistol and began toying with it. A bullet had been left in the pistol and this was discharged.  At last accounts Mrs. Arnett was resting easily, although her wound is of a serious mature.

The Dillon Herald, April 1, 1920

Robert McCall of Judson while shooting at a woman who was fleeing though a doorway, hit his 9 year old son and killed him almost instantly on the Huestess place on the Marlboro and Dillon line.

The Dillon Herald, April 1, 1920

Mrs. Hope Reedy, a bride of two months, commits suicide at her home near Judson - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, April 1, 1920

C. H. Myers, Jr., the five-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Myers was accidentally killed by an automobile near Little Rock late Sunday afternoon - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, April 1, 1920

Mr. William G. Edwards died at his home in the Dalcho community Sunday, March 21st and was buried at the Mace cemetery here on last Monday.  For many years Mr. Edwards made his home at Sellers and was one of our most useful citizens.  Peace to his ashes. Full obituary was published in the April 22nd issue.  Transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, April 1, 1920

D. G. Spradley was convicted in Judge Haselden's court Monday afternoon for violating the compulsory school attendance law.  A family bible was produced as evidence that the boy was over 14 years of age but the evidence did not convince the jury. A fine of $119. was imposed.  This was his second offense.  The Spradleys live on the Nye Herring place about 2 miles east of Dillon.

The Dillon Herald, April 1, 1920

Roy E. Sargent and Laura Estell Hursey were married at the home of the bride's parents, Rev. and J. A. Hursey. The bride is their second daughter, a 1918 Dillon High School graduate and of Bowen-Macfeat's Business College, Columbia, SC.  Mr. Sargent is a native of Vermont who was in training at Camp Jackson when he met Miss Hursey.  He is presently in charge of the pay roll of the American Express Company of Springfield, Mass.  They will make their home in Springfield, Mass.

The Dillon Herald, April 8, 1920

Mr. Sam Huggins and Miss Sara Garner were married last Thursday night at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Garner.  J. R. Smith, notary public, officiating.

The Dillon Herald, April 8, 1920

Mr. R. H. Fitch and Miss Mary T. Noble, who were married in Burlington, NC last Sunday arrived in Dillon Tuesday.  Mr. and Mrs. Fitch are at home to their friends at the residence of Mrs. N. A. LeGette. The bride is a native of Mebane, NC and the groom who is a native of Burlington, NC has been in Dillon since last November, being connected with the Bell Telephone Company.

The Dillon Herald, April 8, 1920

C. G. Bruce, former auditor of Dillon County, who was paroled after serving two years of a 12 year sentence was pardoned and restored to citizenship by Governor Cooper last week.

The Dillon Herald, April 15, 1920

Death published in the April 15th issue - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Cash Ellerbee
Sadie Stackhouse Hawkins

The Dillon Herald, April 15, 1920

A. J. Matheson's will upheld by the court which had been contested by his son Julian J. Matheson.  In the August 12th issue  an item was published that a jury reverses Matheson will.

The Dillon Herald, April 15, 1920

The five-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Sapp fell from a back porch at the Dillon Hotel Sunday afternoon and sustained serious injuries. The distance from the porch to the ground is 18 feet and the child fell on its face.  The little fellow was sitting on the banister watching some boys at play in the back yard and lost his balance.  His injuries are serious.

The Dillon Herald, April 15, 1920

Mrs. Mary Berry, widow of the late Elihu Berry celebrated her 75th birthday.

The Dillon Herald, April 15, 1920

Samuel Henry Turner of Hamlet, NC and Winnie Davis Jackson of Dillon, were married Wednesday evening at the First Baptist Church.
Long article describing the details of the wedding. Also an item in the April 8, 1920 issue naming out of town guests.

The Dillon Herald, April 15, 1920

Kenneth Hodges and Bessie Stackhouse were married at Mt. Andrew Church Thursday afternoon.

The Dillon Herald, April 15, 1920

Mr. T. T. Cottingham has received from Maj. Gen. Summerall a copy of General Orders No 1 issued January 1st, 1920, in which his son, Thomas R. Cottingham, who was killed at Soissons, France in July 1918, is cited for gallantry in action and especially meritorious services.  Not long ago Mr. Cottingham received a handsomely engraved certificate from Gen . Pershing in which his son was cited for gallantry and bravery in action.

The Dillon Herald, April 15, 1920

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Vereen twin boys

The Dillon Herald, April 15, 1920

Paris, April 10 - Exhumation of the bodies of the United States Marines and Sailors who died outside the battle zones in this country during the war has been commenced by the American Naval Department.  There are now 200 flagged draped coffins at Brest waiting shipment to the United States and the first shipment will be made in April.  There are about 600 American Navy men in this category buried in France, mostly at base ports and of these 400 will be sent to America.  Relatives of the remainder have expressed a desire that their dead be left in France.  More than 6000 Marines were killed or died in battle zones and these will be exhumed by army units when they begin removing these dead next November.

The Dillon Herald, April 22, 1920

The deaths published in the April 22 issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Mary Rogers
William George Edwards
L. K. Bethea
Estelle Campbell
James Woodson Dillon (full obituary on May 13)

The Dillon Herald, April 22, 1920

The contract for rebuilding Bethesda Methodist church, destroyed by fire some months ago, has been let to Mr. Julius C. Tritchel of the Temperance Hill section.

The Dillon Herald, April 29, 1920

Mallory - April 26 - Julius Rogers, colored, was drowned in the Pee Dee river on Friday morning.

The Dillon Herald, April 29, 1920

The deaths published in the April 29issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Needam Wallace
Harriett Miles McInnis

The Dillon Herald, April 29, 1920

Invitations have been issued to the marriage of Florence Fass, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Fass and Hyman Rephan on May 6. The groom is of Charleston.   The write-up of the wedding was published in the May 13th issue of the Dillon Herald.

The Dillon Herald, May 6, 1920

The death of Senator Hugh McCutchen of Kingstree.  He was the brother of Mr. L. Cottingham of Dillon.

The Dillon Herald, May 6, 1920

Pauline Maretta Rowell, of Savannah Georgia, daughter of Mrs. M. A. Rowell and William Winfield Faust of Ocalla, Florida were married in Savannah, Georgia.

The Dillon Herald, May 13, 1920

Albertine Haselden and Henry George were married Thursday, May 6th at the parsonage at Floydale.

The Dillon Herald, May 13, 1920

A little child of Mr. and Mrs. Gunter, who formerly lived here, was buried at the Antioch cemetery Monday morning.

The Dillon Herald, May 13, 1920

The death angel visited the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Bruce, Sunday morning, May 9 and took away their little 3 year old daughter, Mary Shepard Bruce.  She was an unusually bright and loving child and endeared herself to all who knew her.  Her place in the hearts of those who loved her can not be filled and her name will be a fragrant memory as long as life lasts.

The Dillon Herald, May 13, 1920

Franklin, the 18 month old son of Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Rogers died Monday night after an illness of a week.  The remains of the little fellow were taken to Fork Tuesday afternoon and laid away in the family burying ground.  The parents have the sympathy of many friends in their bereavement.

The Dillon Herald, May 13, 1920

Mr. L. A. Tatum has the sympathy of the community in the death of his mother, Mr. R. E. Lee of Laurinburg, NC.  About ten days ago he accompanied her to Hot Springs, Ark,. for treatment.  She stood the trip remarkably well and was improving, but on last Thursday afternoon she was taken violently ill and expired in a short time.  Mrs. Lee was 71 years of age.

The Dillon Herald, May 13, 1920

Died, April 22 at 8 o'clock, Mrs, Rebecca Rogers, wife of Mr. Gilbert Rogers.  Her illness was long and painful but she was never heard to murmur.  She leaves a husband and the following children to mourn her loss;  Mr. Clifford Rogers of Greensboro and Lacy and Ida Mae Rogers of Fork.  She was an affectionate wife and mother, a good neighbor, a person of sincere, upright character.  She will be sadly missed by those who knew her best.  But the bereaved ones sorrow not without hope for they are confident that the loved one has entered into the Saint's everlasting rest.  One Who Loved Her.

The Dillon Herald, May 20, 1920

The death of  John C. Sellers, Confederate Veteran - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, May May 20, 1920

In this issue there are several articles on adult education at various schools around the county.  Some have pictures of the unidentified adult students.

The Dillon Herald, May 27, 1920

Deaths in the May 27th issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Joseph Victor Bullard
E. B. Smith

The Dillon Herald, May 27, 1920

The marriage of Richard Flowers and Willie Rogers on May 10, 1920 at Sycamore, SC Baptist Church. The groom is of Lake View.

The Dillon Herald, May 27, 1920

Application for administration:

The estate of Jule Rogers by W. W. Parham
The estate of Wm. Preston Rosier by W. W. Elvington
The estate of Lawrence K. Bethea by Hattie L. Bethea

The Dillon Herald, June 3, 1920

A telegram was received in Dillon, Friday announcing the death of Mrs. J. J. W. Kizer of Andrews at Kingstree, the former Lucile Lemon, former demonstration agent for the county. She was a native of Sumter and a cousin of Mr. C. L. Wheeler. Mr. Kizer war principal of the high school in Andrews.

The Dillon Herald, June 3, 1920

News was received in Dillon, Friday of the death of A. D. McKenzie of Rowland, son of the late Sandy McKenzie.  He was born and reared near Elrod.  He never married and was a cousin of Mrs. S. C. Henslee and Miss Isla McKenzie of Dillon.

The Dillon Herald, June 3, 1920

Lloyd Andrew was seriously injured Thursday morning in an auto accident at Harllee's Bridge.

The Dillon Herald, June 3, 1920

Deaths published in the June 3rd issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

D. McL Bethea
Brookie Hardee

The Dillon Herald, June 3, 1920

The marriage of Macon Stephens and Flora Carmichael on Thursday at the Little Rock Baptist Parsonage..  The bride is of near Kemper and the groom of the Bermuda Section.

The Dillon Herald, June 10, 1020

Deaths published in the June 10th issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Mr. and Mrs.William Davis
William McInnis (notice of death - obituary in the June 24th issue)

The Dillon Herald, June 10, 1920

The marriage of Thomas Grimes and Alma Goodyear on Sunday.  The bride is the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Goodyear.  The Groom is of Columbia.

The Dillon Herald, June 10, 1920

Willie Hulon, age eight years of age dies for a kick from a vicious mule.  The page on the microfilm is very faded and unable to read anymore of the item.

The Dillon Herald, June 17 1920

Sellers - Born to Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Watson, a daughter, Saturday, June 11th.

The Dillon Herald, June 17, 1920

Sellers - Mrs. D. L. Smith passed away Monday, June 7th and was buried in the family cemetery at Whiteville, NC. Mrs. Smith was a good Christian woman and will be greatly missed here, where she has made her home for several years.

The Dillon Herald,  June 17, 1920

Calvary - Messrs. J. H. Moody and family, Joe Allen and family and D. W. Bowen went over to Latta Friday last to attend the funeral of Miss Annie Mae Allen, daughter of Mr. H. W. Allen of the Latta section.  The burial service was conducted by her former pastor, Rev. W. C. Allen, now of Dillon, who as assisted by Revs. Foster of Latta and W. W. Sisk of Clio.  The interment was made at the family burying ground near her home.  Miss Allen was this year a graduate of Winthrop College at Rock Hill.

The Dillon Herald, June 17, 1920

Deaths published in the June 17th issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

D. C. McMillan (notice of death - tribute was published in the June 24th issue)\
William Clyde Rosier
Cecil Salmon

The Dillon Herald, June 24, 1920

Death of W. H. Murphy - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, June 24, 1920

Creditor's notice:

The estate of Celia Ann Jackson by Clarence Bailey
The estate of William McInnis by Duncan McInnis

The Dillon Herald, July 1, 1920

Death of Sarah Brogdon - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, July 8, 1920

The marriage of Luther J. Prevatt and Hattie Parks, Thursday in Rowland, NC.  The bride is of Dillon and the groom of Lumberton, NC.

The Dillon Herald, July 8, 1920

There was a double tragedy near Seven Bridges in Robeson County Friday night in which Dan Bethea, a Dillon county Negro, was killed and Jim Kitchen, Deputy Sheriff of Robeson County, met his death. Follow up on August 5 and November 18th

The Dillon Herald, July 15, 1920

Norway - J. Fletcher Hutto was burned to death under his car while making repairs.

The Dillon Herald, July 15, 1920

Conway Field - Wm. W. Russ, a prominent business man of Conway was killed by George Marsh on Dog Bluff Road.

The Dillon Herald, July 22, 1920

Mullins Enterprise - The body of Wagoner Gary W. McMillan of 316 Machine Gun Battalion, accidently killed at Chatilian Sur Seine, France, May 8, 1919 will be shipped home.  (article on the microfilm is too faded to read the complete item)

The Dillon Herald, July 22, 1920

The death of Arthur Bracy  - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, July 22

The marriage of Charles R.Gibson and Inez Rogers on Thursday.  The bride is the youngest daughter of Mr. Willie Rogers.

The Dillon Herald, July 29, 1920

Pee Dee Advocate - Mr. J. W. Miles, age 31 years of McColl, SC and Mrs. Flossie Powers, age 30 years of Dillon, SC were married Wednesday afternoon at the court house in Laurinburg, Squire S. W. Covington officiated.

The Dillon Herald, August 5, 1920

Marion, July 30 - Tom Tuner, Archie Tuner, Mack Turner, Henry Tuner, Kinard Cannon were charged with the murder of Edwin White. Follow up on August 12 reporting that Archie Turner confessed and said the killing was accidental.  The October 14th issues has the trial. Mack and Archie Turner was found guilty of murder.

The Dillon Herald, August 12, 1920

Capt. B. Y. Gibson, of the Rescue Workers in Dillon, now has in his home a little infant child to be adopted into some good home.  It is a boy child born July 30th.

The Dillon Herald, August 19, 1920

Mary Elizabeth Rogers youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David S. Rogers of Free State and Thomas Henry Chiles of Greenwood, SC were married at were married at the home of her parents. They will make their home in Greenwood.

The Dillon Herald, August 19, 1920

Lumberton Robesonian - Miss Lillie McDaniel of the Rowland section and Mr. Andre T. McKenzie of Dillon were married at the office of Register of Deeds, M. W. Floyd, Friday morning.  Justice J. A. McLeod, officiated.

The Dillon Herald, August 26, 1920

Robert Boyd Stackhouse and  Antoinette Potier were married in Le Mans, France, August 12. The groom is a nephew of T. B. Stachouse and a cousin of A. S. Manning of Columbia.  The bride is the daughter of Monsieur and Madame Potier of Le Mans, France. The couple will make their home in Americus, Georgia.

The Dillon Herald, August 26, 1920

Mr. and Mrs. R. F. McLendon celebrated their tenth anniversary on August 23, 1920.

The Dillon Herald, August 26, 1920

The rescue workers of Dillon have adopted out another five month's old child to a good home.  The child was adopted by Mr. P. C. Jones.

The Dillon Herald, September 2, 1920

Clarence Trawick seriously wounds, a lawyer, A. P. Spell of Red Springs.

The Dillon Herald, September 2, 1920

Bennettsville - A Negro boy, Hampton Brown, age 11 or 12 was mysteriously killed by a pistol shot by an unknown person in Brownsville.

The Dillon Herald, September 2, 1920

Deaths published in the September 2nd issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth>

Eliza A. Campbell
Julian T. Easterling

The Dillon Herald, September 2, 1920

William Samuel Turbeville, the five month's old child that was rescued and adopted by Capt. Gibson of the Rescue Workers, Died August 30 and the body was buried at Pleasant Grove cemetery Tuesday, the funeral services being conducted by Capt. Gibson.

The wife of William Taylor died Monday and was buried at Pleasant Grove cemetery Tuesday, the funeral services being conducted by Capt. Gibson of the Rescue Workers. The two funerals were held at the same time.

The Dillon Herald, September 8, 1920*

Pee Dee Advocate - McColl - Nathan Stanton was killed by train Sunday night Oct. 29.  He was 28 years old, the son of Peter and Ann Stanton of the Brightsville section.  He leaves three brothers, Holton, Charlie and Luther and three sisters, Mesdames, frank Gibson, Howard Harris and Joe Thompson and a widowed mother.  He was buried in the Hubbard graveyard at Brightsville.
*The issue was dated Thursday, September 8 but should be Thursday September 9

The Dillon Herald, September 8, 1920*

Ed Kirby was arrested and charged with a grave statutory offense. (The October 14th issue reported that he was acquitted)
*The issue was dated Thursday, September 8 but should be Thursday September 9

The Dillon Herald, September 8, 1920*

The marriage of Pauline Pridgen and Capt. Alex Barnes Thursday of last week.  The circumstances of the marriage was written up in an flowery article by Elihu Muldrow titled Happy Marriage at Fairbluff.
*The issue was dated Thursday, September 8 but should be Thursday September 9

The Dillon Herald, September 8, 1920*

Lumberton Robesonian - Eutha Snipes, 12 year old daughter of Mr. Junius Snipes who lives near Lake View was injured when a truck ran over her.
*The issue was dated Thursday, September 8 but should be Thursday September 9

The Dillon Herald, September 16, 1920

Florence Daily Times - Former Dillon boy, R. Mac Husbands was killed when he fell under a switch Engine.  He was 22 years old, the son of the late Thomas E. and Lizzie McLaurin Husbands.  He was married about two years ago to Bernice Mills and leaves a baby about a year old.  Also his mother and two brothers, Dudly and Emmet of Winston-Salem also survive.

The Dillon Herald, September 23, 1920

The marriage of Grace Kramer* Blankenship and James B. Hamer at the home of  Justice M. C. McKenzie in Lumberton, NC, Sunday.  (Best guess - item is very faded on microfilm and difficult to read.)

The Dillon Herald, September 23, 1920

Mr. and Mrs. Jno. Herring, who were married in Schenectady, NY last Sunday, arrived Monday evening to spend several days with the groom's parents.  Mr. Herring is in the employ of General Electric in Schenectady.

The Dillon Herald, September 30, 1920

Deaths published in the September 30th issue - transcriptions available by email  <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Gibson infant
Dr. T. C McSwain

The Dillon Herald, September 30, 1920

Selma Gertrude Roumillat and James B. Overton were married Tuesday morning on Broad Street, the Rev. James McElroy officiating.  The groom is a native of Durham, NC and the only son of Mr. and Mrs. G.B. Overton of that place.  His bride is the youngest daughter of Mrs. B. L. Roumillat and the late Dr. William Roumillat.

The Dillon Herald, October 7, 1920

Calvary - The death angel visited the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Stephens on Thursday afternoon last and took to dwell in mansions of glory their little daughter, Elizabeth, five weeks old.

Calvary - Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Bowen were called to the Zion section on Friday last because of the death of one of the latter's aunts.

The Dillon Herald, October 7, 1920

The death angel visited the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jessie A. Hayes about one o'clock Sunday night and took to rest their little son Ted, aged 3 years and eleven months.  He was laid to rest the following day at Bethesda Church cemetery, the funeral was conducted by Rev. Mr. Felder.

The Dillon Herald, October 21, 1920

Gin Boiler Bursts and kills five men near Rowland.  The dead are: Robert Bridgers, Henry Bracey, Jessie Bracey. Archer Oxendine, Spencer Oxendine and Mose Taylor

The Dillon Herald, October 21, 1920

The death of James Norton - transcription available by email  <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, October 28, 1920

The deaths published in the October 28th issue - transcriptions available by email  <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Charlie Bennett
Ray Rosenstein Schafer

The Dillon Herald,  October 28, 1920

Annie Randolph and William Craver were married at the Register of Deed, in Lumberton, NC.  The bride is from Henderson and the groom is from Dillon.

The Dillon Herald, November 4, 1940

The marriage of Sam McLaurin and Sadie Bell. The bride is the youngest daughter of Mrs. E. F. Bell of Rock Hill. 

The Dillon Herald, November 4, 1920

Conway Field - On Friday October 22, Mr. John N. Pierce celebrated his Ninety-six birthday, he being the oldest man in this section.

The Dillon Herald, November 4, 1920

The death of Cealie Graham - transcription available by email  <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, November 14, 1920

Bennettsville, Nov. 8 - The death of Thomas Breeden McLaurin, president of the Mutual Savings bank of Bennettsville, may be suicide.

The Dillon Herald, December 2, 1930

Bennettsville, Nov. 29 - Lawrence C. Chavis, local Methodist preacher ended his own life early Sunday morning.

The Dillon Herald, December 2, 1920

L. M Grainer, a resident of Latta has been charged with bank robbery in Tabor NC

The Dillon Herald, December 2, 1920

The marriage of Jessie Evans and Miss Catherine (Kathryn*) Edwards took place in Hendersonville, NC last August where Miss Edwards was making her home. The bride is a trained nurse and during her residence in Dillon has been at the home of Rev. W. B. S. Chandler.  She is a native of Chicago. The groom is a son of Dr. and Mrs. A. J. Evans and holds a position at his father's drug store. (*personal knowledge)

The Dillon Herald, December 9. 1920

Allen Tindal, age about 17 years of McColl, SC, was run over by S.A.L.Ry train No. 87, Tuesday morning about 2 o'clock, near the water tower at Dillon, and his foot cut off at the instep. Young Tindall and a friend named Prevatt, also from McColl were knocking about town Monday night and when they went to the water tank, built a fire near the track  they both fell asleep. It is supposed that they were waiting to catch a northbound fright train in order to make their way back to McColl and were not expecting a southbound train.  Dr. Tabor and Henslee were called to dress the wound and Dr. Henslee took the young man to a Florence hospital.

The Dillon Herald, December 16, 1920

H. C. Hamer and Elizabeth Henagan were married Wednesday, November 24, 1920, at the bride's father's home.  She is the daughter of Mr. J. C. Henagan and the groom is the youngest son of Mr. Bascomb Hamer of Clio.  They will make their home at the brides' father's home near Clio.

The Dillon Herald, December 16, 1920

Deaths published in the December 16th issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Mrs. Lou F. Surles
Cappie King Moyd (full obit in the December 30th issue)


The Dillon Herald, December 23, 1920

Deaths published in the December 23th issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Lillie Rogers
W. H. Lee

The Dillon Herald, December 30, 1920

Deaths published in the December 30th issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Joel R. Carmichael

The Dillon Herald, December 30, 1920

Marriages:

From the Augusta Chronicle. William Melvin and Lillian Wilson were married at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. I.  Wilson on December 14.

Ora Huckabee and C. B. Kirkley were married December 24th at the residence of the bride's father in Bennettsville.  Mr. Kirkley is principal of the high school here and Mrs. Kirkely taught the intermediate grades. They will make their home her.  Mr. Kirkley is from Kershaw, SC.

Lila McIntrye and David S. Allen were married at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Manning McIntyre at Latta, SC, December 26th. The bride is a saleslady with Morris Fass Department Store.  The groom is at present the Auditor of Dillon County.

The Dillon Herald, December 30, 1920

A young man by the name of Crowley, a son of Jack Crowley, of the Kirby section was shot and probably fatally wounded by Bob Cox Sunday night. the shooting occurred at Cox's home who lives on Sheriff Lane's place.  The details of the affair are not known but it is said that entire load of shot took effect in the back of Crowley;s neck.  Since the above was written it is learned that Crowley's wounds while painful are not serious.


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