PATRON – October 13, 1905 – October 13, 1905 – A death and visiting relatives plus land sales make news

(Excerpts transcribed from Goodwater Enterprise (Goodwater, Coosa County, Alabama October 13, 1905)


Mrs. George Elmer Crowell and little daughter, of Sylacauga, visited relatives here first of the week.

Miss Hassie Neighbors of Sylacauga, spent a few days this week with her grandmother, Mrs. C. M. Pope.

Mrs. M. I. Freeman has returned to her home at Tohepeka, after several days visit to her son A. W. Freeman.

Wm. Chapman of Birmingham, spent several days this week with his sister, Mrs. B. A. Ford, who is very sick.

Mr. Will K. McNeill, traveling salesman for Carter Dry Good Co., of Louisville, Ky., spent last Thursday in our city.

Mr. and Mrs. Tom Guy and children, of Columbus, spent a few days this week, with the former’s mother, Mrs. Georgia Guy.

Just before going to press, we learn of the death of Mrs. B. A. Ford of this city. A more extensive notice will appear next week.

We are glad to see Jim Staples back at his post at J. M. Downing’s after being confined to his room several days with sickness this week.

Mrs. John E. Mann and children, have returned to their home in Greenwood, Miss., after spending several months with Mrs. Mann’s parents, Dr. and Mrs. C. M. Hope.

We are glad to learn that Ruth, the little daughter, of Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Freeman, who has been very sick for the past two weeks, is improving.

Will Stilwell, of Goodwater, was in the city Wednesday. He was returning from Five Points, where he had been on a visit to his mother who is ill. (Opelika Post)

Casey Dunlap of Warm Springs, was on our streets Wednesday. We are glad to see Casey out again, after a long spell of sickness.

He was also here in the interest of the McNeil Marble and Tombstone Co.

Mr. C. M. Tardy informs us that Mr. Pierce Smith of Camp Hill, is a candidate for Sheriff of Tallapoosa Co. Mr. Smith has been traveling in this territory for several years and has many friends who sincerely hope to see him elected for this office.

Miss Kelly McLeod, of Goodwater, has been appointed superintendent of the Home Department, and Miss Amanda McDiarmid of Kellyton, primary secretary of the Sunday school work in this county. These young ladies are well fitted for these places, and we may expect a rapid advance along these lines in our work during the year. (Coosa Argus)

One hundred acres land two miles west of Goodwater, Ala., in good cultivation very well improved. Will sell cheap for cash. R. L. Miller


In pursuance and accordance with the terms and directions of a Commission issue and addressed to the undersigned by the Hon. J. A. Crawford Judge of the Probate Court of Coosa County, Alabama, bearing date Sept. the 25th 1905, I will proceed to sell to the highest bidder for cash at public auction in front of the Court house door of said County at Rockford, on Tuesday the 24th day of October 1905, during the legal hours of Sale. The following described real Estate to wit:

The East half of North East quarter (E ½ of NE ¼) and North East quarter of South East Quarter (NE ¼ of SE ¼) of Section Twenty Eight (28) Township Twenty Three (23) Range Sixteen (16) Coosa County, Alabama, which said land is to be sold under the decree of said Court for the purpose of a devision between and among the several owners thereof to wit: Mozelle C. Parker, Paul Parker, Alex K. Parker, John H. Parker, M. Crawford Parker, Lucy Lee Parker and the Lathrop-Hatten Lumber Co.

E. V. JONES, Commissioner.


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GENEALOGY QUERIES published in 1940

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Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and All her books can be purchased at and Barnes & Noble. She has authored numerous genealogy books. RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE) is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2) is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series) Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1) is the continuation of the story. . For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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