Grange and Masonic meetings around Centre, Cherokee County, Alabama June 10, 1875 with names of officers.
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ORGANIZATIONS AND MEETINGS AROUND THE TOWN OF CENTRE, ALABAMA IN 1875
(Transcribed from the Cherokee Advertiser, Centre, Alabama, June 10, 1875)
CHEROKEE COUNTY COUNCIL OF Cherokee Grangers. Regular meetings at Centre, first Saturdays in January, March, July and October.
JOHN LAWRENCE, Master
J. L. McCONNELL, Secretary
CHEROKEE GRANGE, No. 183 – Regular Meeting at Centre, Ala., on the 4th Saturday in each month.
S. C. WARD, Master
JOSEPH W. KELLETT, Sec’y
CEDAR BLUFF GRANGE, No. 188. – Regular meeting at Cedar Bluff, Ala., on 1st and 3d Saturdays in each month, at 1 o’clock P. M.
JOHN LAWRENCE, Master
J. M. CHANCELLOR, Secretary
LADIGA GRANGE, No. 182 – Regular meeting at Ladiga, Ala., on 2d and 4th Saturdays in each month, at 1 o’clock, P.M.
H. W. GLOVER, Master
A. M. STEWART, Sec’y
BLACK CREEK GRANGE. NO.— Regular meeting at Black Creek, on Saturday, before the 3d Sunday in each month.
JOSIAH BROOK, Master,
STEPHEN BROOK, Sec’y
SPRING GARDEN GRANGE, No. 391 – Regular meetings on Saturday before the 4th Sunday in each month, at 11:00, A.M.
GAYLESVILLE GRANGE, NO. ?88, Time of meeting, every other Saturday
THOS H. STUBBS, Master,
JACOB W. WHORTON, Secretary
SAND ROCK GRANGE, No. 417. The regular time of meeting each Saturday before the third Sunday in each month.
JAMES LACKEY, Master
L. C. COPELAND, Sec’y
MAPLE GROVE GRANGE, No. 447 Time of meeting 1st Saturday in each month.
BENAJ. THORTON, Master
J. R. WEBB, Secretary
STERLING GRANGE, No. 487. Regular meeting at Piney Woods Academy on the 1st Saturday in each month at 2 o’clock P.M. Post Office, Kirk’s Grove, Ala.
H. F. JOHNSON, Master,
Z. T. LAWRENCE, Sec’y
BROOMTOWN GRANGE, No. 187 Regular meeting at Hebron church, on the 4th Friday in each month.
JOHN MOSELY, Master
WM MOSELY, Secretary
CULSTIN GRANGE, No. 484 – Regular meeting at Bethel School house 1st Saturday in each month.
W. T. HENDERSON, Master
JOHN M. NEELY, Secretary
LEESBURG GRANGE, No. 415. Regular meeting 2d Saturday in each month, at Hamilton’s Academy
A. M. PATTERSON, Master
R. M. HALE, Secretary
MUD CREEK GRANGE, No. 480 – Regular meetings, 2d and 4th Saturdays in each month.
JOHN T. McDANIEL, Master
J. P. HORTON, Secretary
WATERLOO GRANGE, No. 632 Regular meeting on 1st Saturday, in each month.
J. A. LEATH, Master
W. A. J. DAVINPORT, Sec’y
CEDAR SPRINGS GRANGE, No. 486 – Regular meetings on the 2d and 4th Saturdays in each month
WM.F. HENDERSON, Master
R. A. MATHIS, Secretary
GAYLESVILLES LODGE, No. 256 – Regular Communications are held at Gaylesville, Alabama, on the 4th Saturday in each month.
J. J. N. McCONNELL, W. M.
L. D. GRIFFITTS, Sec’y
LOZAHATCHIE LODGE, No. 97, AT GOSHEN –Regular Communications on Saturday before the 3d Sunday in each month
JAS. M. AMBORSON, W. M.
W. W. LITTLE, Sec’y
SAM DIXON LODGE, No. 218, AT CENTRE – Regular Communications on the 1st Saturday in each month.
A. J. CHISOLM, W. M.
T. P. McELRATH, Sec’y
CHEROKEE CHAPTER, No. 68, AT CENTRE – Regular Convocations on the 2d Tuesday in each month.
S. K. McSPADDEN, H. P.
JAS. A. REEVES, Sec’y
JEFFERSON LODGE, No. 51, AT CEDAR BLUFF – Meets 2d Friday in each month, at 3 o’clock, P. M.
E. S. HARDWICK, W. M.
G. W. BOGAN, Secretary