April 19, 1902
DEATHS IN OCONEE
Two Gallant Soldiers Have Passed Over the
Nicholson died at his home in Walhalla April 10. In early life he married Miss Elizabeth Whitmire, who died a few years later, leaving two
children. His second wife was Miss Jane
A. Rowland, who, with nine children, survives.
At the outbreak of the civil war Mr. Nicholson volunteered in the
service of the Confederacy. He was a
member of Company A, Orr’s Regiment of Rifles, McGowan’s Brigade, until about a
year before the surrender, when he was transferred to Dunlap’s Battalion of
Sharpshooters, of which he was one of the most efficient and enthusiastic
R. B. Lindsey died at his home at Walhalla on April 12
of Bright’s disease, in the 55th
year of his age. He was born at
Cross Hill, Laurens county, but had been living at
Walhalla about 25 years. He was a
faithful soldier in the Confederate army and a respected citizen. He leaves a widow, who was Miss Fannie Neeley, but no children.
Mr. Joe Thompson, son of William Thompson, died at Newry on April 8. He
was about 25 years old. The interment
was at Hopewell church, near Westminster.
Thomas, the four-year-old son of Mr. P. D. Grant, died
at Walhalla April 15 of meningitis.
Phillis Evans, a respected
colored woman, died at her home in Walhalla Wednesday evening. She was one of the old-time colored people,
who had the respect and confidence of the white people, and she will be greatly
[Transcribed by Sharon Strout]