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1929

More Dillon Herald Marriages




The Dillon Herald, January 3, 1929

Miss Thelma Jessie Stanton and Mr R. Harley McMackin were married Saturday, December 22, 1928 in Trio, SC.  Miss Stanton is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Stanton of Little Rock and Mr. McMackin is the son of Mrs. H. G. McMackin of Clover, SC.

The Dillon Herald, January 3, 1929

Two brothers and their brother-in-law were fatally injured Friday afternoon when the Chevrolet roadster they were riding in was struck by the Seaboard Line Train at a crossing on the outskirts of Little Rock.  It was later determined that they were two Adams brothers and their brother-in-law Mr. Phillips were all of Dunn, NC.

The Dillon Herald, January 3, 1929

Friends of Willis Norton, the orphan placed under the care of the Health Department last spring, will be glad to learn that he is  happy and enjoying good health in the Carlyle Courtney Home in Columbia. 

The Dillon Herald, January 3, 1929

Deaths found in the January 3rd issue - - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Eugene Berry
George Ellen

The Dillon Herald, January 10, 1929

Deaths found in the January 10th issue - - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Mary Ann McPhaul Alford
Lila McIntyre Allen
Omega Ellerbe
W. S. Grantham
Angeline Allen
Mary Smalls

The Dillon Herald, January 10, 1929

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sherwood announce the arrival of a son on December 12, 1928.  Mrs. Sherwood was the former Miss Pearle Proctor of Latta.

The Dillon Herald, January 17. 1929

Bennettsville - January 13 - H. V. Jackson, Chief of Police of McCall, shot and killed Douglas Cheeks Sunday morning.  Chief Jackson said Cheeks was attacking him with a knife and after several attempts to ward him off shot him.

The Dillon Herald, January 17, 1929

Chief of Police C. E. Stewart resigned after four years as head of the Dillon Police Force. 

The Dillon Herald, January 17, 1929

Robert Kelly, colored workman of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad construction forces working on the new trestle being built across the Little Ree Dee River north of Dillon, was drowned Saturday afternoon when he fell into the river.

The Dillon Herald, January 17. 1929

Miss Amelia Sternberger, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. E. Sternberger, former residents of Clio, SC was found dead in Paris last Thursday.  A heart attack was given as the cause of death. She was found in the bath tub in her apartment.  She was a student in a French academy.

The Dillon Herald, January 17, 1929

J. F. Atkinson, 28, was found dead last night in an out house in the rear of his home in McColl.

The Dillon Herald, January 24, 1929

Little Stanley Hamilton, 10 years of age, lost two fingers Sunder when a dynamite cap exploded in his hand at his home where  he was playing,

The Dillon Herald, January 24, 1929

Will McCallum, Rowland, NC, city clerk and treasurer of Rowland, suffered severe injuries when his automobile plunged into an embankment a short distance from Hamer.

The Dillon Herald, January 24, 1929

The death of Mrs. W. A. Jones - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, January 24. 1929

Clyde Tart of Latta just recently paroled by Governor Richards is being hunted throughout the county.  It is alleged that Tarte shot a colored man in the town of Latta Tuesday night.  He was serving time for shooting his wife about three years ago.

The Dillon Herald, January 24, 1929

A heavy truck plunged into a wagon, killed a Negro Youth and impaled a mule on a gun barrel.  The youth was riding in the wagon with Sarah Brunson.  He was either her son Van or nephew Lee Kirby.  The article did not specify which youth.

The Dillon Herald, January 24, 1929

Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Taylor announce the birth of a daughter, Doris Gertrude, on Saturday, January 19, 1929

The Dillon Herald, February 7, 1929

Born to Mr. and Mrs. John Herring, Wednesday, January 30, 1929, a son - Hardy Hoover.

The Dillon Herald, February 7, 1929

Major James Robert Crouch of Greenville met a tragic death when he slipped and fell into his tub, striking his head on the faucets, rendering him unconscious.  A cake of soap stopped up the drain and caused him to drown while unconscious.  Mrs. Crouch was the first husband of Mr. Edward Peterkin of Forte Mott.  Dillon residents, Mrs. C. R. Tabor, a sister of Mrs. Crouch and Eddie Peterkin attended the funeral.

The Dillon Herald, February 7, 1929

The death of Robert McIntyre - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, February 14, 1929

Mrs. Nancy Barnes, age 49, died at her home in the Maple Mill village early yesterday morning, following an illness of several months.  Mrs. Barnes is survived by three children, her husband, having died many years ago.  She was buried at Pleasant Grove cemetery yesterday afternoon.

The Dillon Herald, February 14, 1929

The death of Mrs. C. T. Easterling - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, February 21, 1929

Deaths in the February 21st issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Catherine Graham
W. M Hamilton
Jane Temple Watson

The Dillon Herald, February 28, 1929

Born to Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Ackerman, Sunday, February 24, 1929, a daughter, Pauline Marguerite.

The Dillon Herald, February 28, 1929

Deaths in the February 28th issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

L. C. Braddy
Joanna McQueen
Hattie Blizzard

The Dillon Herald, February 28, 1929

Talking pictures at Everybodys Theater drew big crowds.

The Dillon Herald, February 28, 1929

Mr. and Mrs. John Hugh Stackhouse announce the marriage of their daughter, Janet to James King of Gaffney.  The marriage took place in the Methodist Parsonage at Bennettsville, Thursday, February 7th.  The couple is now staying at the Wheeler Hotel.  Mr. King in connected with the State Highway Department.

The Dillon Herald, March 7, 1929

Deaths in the March 7th issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

W. D. Campbell
Jas. W. Rowland

The Dillon Herald, March 14, 1929

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Sam Kinon, Tuesday, March 5, 1929, a son - Marion Hardy Kinnon

Mr and Mrs. Rufus Calhoun announce the arrival of twins, a boy and girl, on yesterday morning, March 13, 1929

The Dillon Herald, March 14, 1929

Deaths in the March 14th issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Gladys Miller
David Hyatt

The Dillon Herald, March 21, 1929

The death of Charles Burney Brigman  - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, March 21, 1929

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F Cottingham, Tuesday, March 19 1929, a son - Charles Boyd

The Dillon Herald, March 28, 1929

Bennettsville man, C. W. Eddins, was killed when his car was struck by an engine that was attached to a caboose. 

The Dillon Herald, March 28, 1929

Mrs. George Holliday of Gallivants Ferry died yesterday morning and the interment was made at Marion today.

The Dillon Herald, April 18, 1929

Deaths in the April 18th issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Martha Jackson
Annie Poole
I. J. Khairalla
Barbara Salleby

The Dillon Herald, April 18, 1929

Mrs. A. B. Bryant celebrated her 89th birthday on April 16, 1929

The Dillon Herald, April 18, 1929

Born to Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Summer on Wednesday, April 10th, a son, LeRoy Guise Summer Jr.

The Dillon Herald, April 25, 1929

The death of Essie Bethea Chamness  = - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, April 25, 1929

Miss Martha Bennett celebrated her 9th birthday, Friday.

The Dillon Herald, May 2, 1929

Deaths in the May 2nd issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Floyd Mason Calhoun
Mrs. Jno. A. Fore
Fannie Ellerbe Inman

The Dillon Herald, May 2, 1929

Fire destroys Moody Drug Company, gutted the office of Dr. L. F. Johnson and badly damaged the office of Magistrate L. B. Haselden on the second floor.  The Carmicael Henegan Furniture Company, located nest door was damaged by smoke. The building was owned by J. H. Mclaurin.

The Dillon Herald, May 2, 1929

Charlie Youcum of Marion was killed and three others injured, on seriously, in a head-on collision between an ambulance and a light roadster Sunday morning eight miles from Sumter on the Florence Road.  I. G. Smith of Marion, driver of the roaster was also injured.

The Dillon Herald, May 9. 1929

Mr. Charlie Phillips, a former Dillon resident, died at his home near St. Paul, NC.  Mr. Phillips was a sawer for the lumber mills of the late T. W. Bethea.  The funeral was attended by V. L. McLean, B. F. Williams, Phil Hayes and his son, Andrew Hayes.

Other deaths in the May 9th issue
- transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Charles Deland Tarte
Mary Frances Tarte

The Dillon Herald, May 16, 1929

Deaths in the May 16th issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Mrs. C. M. Summerville
Annie Covington

The Dillon Herald, May 23, 1929

The death of N. H. Sprunt - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, May 30, 1929

The death of Vance Berry - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, May 30, 1929

Lumberton, NC - May 24th - Nineteen-year-old Vick Norment, one-legged and one-armed Lumberton picture, twirled a no-hit game against Rowland high school this afternoon, tricking out 15 men.  The youth was run over by a locomotive when he was 8 years old.  He is the son of T. A. Norment of Lumberton, a pitcher of note in the old Carolina league years ago.

The Dillon Herald, May 30, 1929

Herbert Williams celebrated his 13th birthday.

The Dillon Herald,  June 6, 1929

Deaths in the June 6th issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Mrs. Walter Fore
Margaret Louise McKenzie
Isham Watson

The Dillon Herald, June 13, 1929

Deaths in the June 13th issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Samuel J. Bethea (sketch of his life in the June 27th issue)
Danie McDuffie
Mrs. William Smith

The Dillon Herald, June 27, 1929

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Lacy Rogers in Aiken, SC, June 19, 1929, a 12 pound boy.

The Dillon Herald, June 27, 1929

The death of Meyer (Daniel Murray) Church - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, June 27, 1929

A reunion of the Hamilton-Norton families was held at Gibson,  NC, Sunday June 23, this being the birthday of the oldest member of the two families, Mr. W H. Hamilton of Dillon, who was formerly Miss Norton of Gibson.  A number of the Hamiltons, Moodys and other relatives from Dillon attended.

The Dillon Herald, July 4. 1929

The death of Nelle Bass  - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, July 4 1929

Mr. and Mrs. C.R. Scott of Charlotte announce the engagement of their daughter, Juanita to Victor Sloan Westmoreland.  Miss Scott is the granddaughter of Mrs. Margaret E. Galloway of Mallory and a niece of Postmaster W. J Galloway of Dillon

The Dillon Herald, July 11, 1929

The death of Beatrice Rogers Blizzard  - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, July 11, 1929

A young man named Holland of Fayetteville, NC and Lawrence Manning Hamer, the 11-year-old son of Dr. and Mrs. J. H. Hamer were riding a motocycle at a high rate of speed when it crashed into a heavy Hudson on 14th Ave Saturday afternoon.  Lawrence Manning's leg was broken and young Holland received internal injuries and a crushed heel.

The Dillon Herald, July 18, 1929

W. H. Miller  suffered painful injuries Sunday afternoon when the car he was riding in collided with a car driven by Reddy Herring and Gus Herring, near R. B. Rogers place on the Dillon-Lake View road.  Vernon Miller was driving the car W. H. Miller was riding in.  The other car, driven by Herring was a Dodge Roadster, belonging to Mood Edens

The Dillon Herald, July 18, 1929

Wade Wallace and his son both broke their arms trying to crank a car.

The Dillon Herald, July 18, 1929

Deaths in the July 18th issue  - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Philip Yancy Bethea
Howard Reedy
Frank Smith

The Dillon Herald, July 25, 1929

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Jack O. Moody on Thursday, July 18, 1929,  a son, Jack Owen Moody, Jr.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. O. K. McCutcheon, Monday, July 22, 1929 a daughter.

The Dillon Herald, July 25, 1929

The death of Arch McRae  - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, July 27, 1929

Lumberton - Robesonian - The strange case of John D. Cameron -
John D. Cameron, at 40 years of age, a drunkard and sorry white man who had thrown himself away, shot and killed P. C. Oakes, policeman, at Raeford, NC. (the page was headlined July 27th, however it was on the second page of the July 4th issue on the microfilm)

The Dillon Herald, August 1, 1929

Death claims Robert Welch, prominent Columbia attorney.  Mr. Welch handled the legal problems and conducted campaign for Dillon County.

The death of Martin L. Galloway, former resident of Dillon county
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The Dillon Herald, August 8, 1929

Mr. M. G. Major, bookkeeper for Dillon Hardware company, received a message early Tuesday morning stating that his brother, S. L. Major of Ware Shoals, SC was drowned in the surf while bathing at Tybee Island, near Savannah.

The Dillon Herald, August 8, 1929

Mr. J. E. Festerman, who resided in Dillon for several years with the Carolina Miller Co. died at his home in Statesville, NC.  He was about 48 years old.

The Dillon Herald, August 8, 1929

J. D. Bussey brother in law of J. N. Dorn of Dillon was victim of axe-slayer in Spartanburg, SC.  T. Earl Robertson, the maniac axe-slayer whacked to death four persons at the J. W. Bell Company. 

The Dillon Herald, August 15, 1929

Earle Hall, 12-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Hall, was seriously injured last Thursday when he was struck and knocked down by a car driven by a tourist from Detroit.  He received a skull fracture and was carried to a Florence hospital where he underwent an operation.

The Dillon Herald, August 15, 1929

Birth announcements:

Born to Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Tolson, Saturday, August 10, 1929, a daughter
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Thompson, Sunday, August 11, 1929, a daughter
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Walter Herring, Wednesday, August 7, 1929, a daughter
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Owen Jackson, Sunday, August 11, 1929, a son

The Dillon Herald, August 15, 1929

Charles McDonald of the Western Union was called to Darlington, Monday, on account of the death of his father.

The Dillon Herald, August 15, 1929

Sunday, August 11, the children and relatives and friend of D. A McQueen of Mullins celebrated his 76th birthday with a family reunion at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Calhoun of Fork.

The Dillon Herald, August 22, 1929

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

Blanche McLellan Wilkes
Polly Ann Smith

The Dillon Herald, August 22, 1929

Dr. L. F. Johnson suffered painful injuries when struck by a hit and run automobile near Rowland Saturday evening.

The Dillon Herald, August 22, 1929

Born to Mr. and Mrs. James LeGette, Thursday, August 15, 1929, a son - Marion Russel.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. James Lee Plat, Tuesday, August 13, 1929, a daughter.

The Dillon Herald, August 29, 1929

Deaths in the August 29th issue - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Henry George
Ida Mae Rogers

The Dillon Herald, August 29, 1929

Born to Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Thompson, Sunday, August 25, 1929, a daughter, Sarah Louise.

The Dillon Herald, September 5, 1929

The death of Charles Franklin Barlow - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, September 5, 1929

Mrs. Mary Adams Bennett announces the engagement of her daughter, Mrs. Josie Bennett Bethea to Mr.. John Horace Pearce, Jr.  The wedding to take place in December.

The Dillon Herald, September 5, 1929

Gary and Rupert Page found not guilty in the murder of Alfonzo Page.

The Dillon Herald, September 5, 1929

Roy Elvington and Livingston Moody of Lake View were painfully injured Saturday morning when their auto left the road and plunged into a telephone pole, turning over twice.

The Dillon Herald, September 5, 1929

G. H. Keels was notified Thursday of the death of his brother, Harry S. Keels at the Sumter Sanatorium. Mr. Harry Keels, age 28, was the last member, save G. H. Keels, of a large family.  the burial took place at Wells church, Lee County.

The Dillon Herald, September 5, 1929

Norman "Bub" McMillan of Latta SC, will play in the World Series.  He is with the Chicago Cubs. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. S. A. McMillan of Latta, a nephew of Dr. J. R. Rogers, H. M. Rogers, A. M. Rogers, Luther Rogers and Powell Rogers.

The Dillon Herald, September 19, 1929

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

Woodrow, Wilbur and Alton Goodin
William C. Owens

The Dillon Herald, September 19, 1929

Mazie Smith, convicted at the February 1928 term of court of killing her husband with a knife, has been granted a parole.

The Dillon Herald, September 26, 1929

Deaths in the September 26th issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Mrs. E. T. Elliott
W. Clarence Rogers
Bessie Rose
McLeod Manning

The Dillon Herald, September 26, 1929

Not many left of those who applied for city charter - The application was signed by D. McLaurin, M. A. Stubbs, Thos. Crump, Thos. Truelove, D. McQ Moore, J. A. Moore, A. M. Moore, E. R. Hines, Sam Ziegler, J. K. Jackson, Levi Jackson, W. B. Jackson, W. S. McPhatter, Andrew Rising, Malcolm Jackson and Irvin Coward.  Mr. McLaurin, who is still living and enjoying excellent health, although he is in his eighties, was Dillon;s first mayor and postmaster.  Dillon was 41 years old last April.  Mr. Stubbs is the only other resident of the town still living.  Mr. Coward is still living but resides on his farm about six miles south of Dillon.

The Dillon Herald, September 26, 1929

Agnes Foxworth, a Negro woman was fatally injured in Sellers recently, when the car in which she was riding collided with a highway truck.  She was rushed to a Florence hospital but died the next day.

The Dillon Herald,  October 3, 1929

Bob Berry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Neil A. Berry and former residents of Dillon County,  was acquitted last week by a Rockingham jury of having killed a man while in the discharge of his duty as a member of the Hamlet police office.

The Dillon Herald, October 3, 1929

The death of Henrietta Rogers Ellerbee - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, October 10, 1929

The death of A. J. Campbell, Confederate Veteran

The Dillon Herald, October 17, 1929

Miss Bobbie Francis LeGette celebrated her 2nd birthday Thursday.

The Dillon Herald, October 17, 1929

Born to Mr. and Mrs. J. p. Stackhouse of Asheville, C, Wednesday, October 9, 1929, a son, Julius Phillip Stackhouse.  Mrs. Stackhouse was formerly Miss Louise Hayes, daughter of Mr. O. C. Hayes.  Mr. Stackhouse is also of Dillon County.

The Dillon Herald, October 17, 1929

The death of  Sue White Game - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, October 24, 1929

Deaths in the October 24th issue -  transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Alma Ranke Lane
James M., Ella and Elizabeth Whittington

The Dillon Herald, October 31, 1929

Born to Dr. and Mrs. R. M. Bailey, Saturday, October 26, 1929, a daughter.

The Dillon Herald, October 31, 1929

Mary Parrish celebrated her 8th birthday Friday.

The Dillon Herald, November 7, 1929

Deaths in the November 7th issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Sallie Hayes
Archie Manning and Virginia Breeden

The Dillon Herald, November 14, 1929

Mrs. W. W. Evans celebrated her 66th birthday Sunday. 

The Dillon Herald, November 14, 1929

Ed Hayes of near Lake View charged with assault and battery of E. J. Cox

The Dillon Herald, November 14, 1929

The death of Lyda David Elliott - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, November 21, 1929

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Lew Parrish, on Monday, November 18, 1929, a daughter.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Jones, Friday, November 15, 1929, a son.

The Dillon Herald, November 21, 1929

Deaths in the November 21st issue transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Kate Ingram Beaty
Mrs. Jessie Coleman
Mrs. S. A. Booth

The Dillon Herald, November 28, 1929

Deaths in the November 28th issue transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Mingo Bethea
A. M. Coppage
Caroline Carmichael Murphy
Beady Ford Rogers

The Dillon Herald, November 28, 1929

Mr. E. V. Moody who was 73 years old on the 22nd, this month, renewed his subscription to the Dillon Herald.  Says he had never missed an issue since it started in 1894.

The Dillon Herald, December 5, 1929

Born to Mr. and Mrs. John Emerson, Saturday in Tennessee, a son, John William Emerson, Jr. Mrs. Emerson is the former Miss Dorothy Moore.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Tom Squires, Monday, December 2nd a boy

Born to Prob. and Mrs. L. H. Buddin, in Spartanburg, Thursday, November 29th, a boy.

Born to Mr and Mr. R. K. Wright, Saturday, November 23rd, a boy

Born to Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Stevens, Wednesday, November 27, a son, Charles Elison.

The Dillon Herald, December 12, 1929

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

J. R. Hatch
Elizabeth M. Hayes
Christian McEachern

The Dillon Herald, December 12, 1929

S. R. Flowers, timber estimator of Goldsboro, NC,  died Sunday while in Dillon.  He was 63 years of age.

The Dillon Herald, December 19, 1929

Vernon Hayes was shot and killed by Ranse Zuke Ford Saturday night.

The Dillon Herald, December 19, 1929

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

Mrs. Jas, R. Harell
W. R. Rogers

The Dillon Herald, December 26, 1929

Death of D. L. McPherson transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>




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