Death Notices and
Dies of Typhoid
- Death Calls Will Aughtmon at Andalusia. -
The Advertiser) - Andalusia, Ala., Dec. 9--The many
friends of Will Aughtmon, 27, of Andalusia, will
regret to learn of his death on Wednesday at his home
here following an attack of typhoid fever.
deceased was a loyal member of the Christian church
and a devoted son and brother. He was occupied in
truck farming on his father's land on the Beasley
property. He is survived by his father
and mother and six brothers, the brothers acting as
pall bearers at his funeral yesterday.
the family wish to express their heartfelt
appreciation to the friends of their son and brother
who were so kind and sympathetic during his illness
and death and for the many floral tributes.
Montgomery Advertiser, December 10, 1922, Transcribed
by C. Anthony
Dies After Life of Charity - Mrs. I. Berman Buried in
Montgomery of Wednesday.
Ala., Dec. 12.--Special to The Advertiser.--Not only
the wide circle of friends here and throughout the
state, but many relatives and dependant children and
adults will learn with regret of the death of Mrs. I.
Berman, 42, at a local hospital. Mrs. Berman had been
in ill health for a number of years, but her deeds of
kindness to relieve want and suffering among dependent
people of the Jewish race in the old country and in
the United States made her active up to the end.
Mrs. Berman is
survived by her husband, a pioneer citizen and
merchant of Andalusia; one son, Sam M. Berman,
business associate of his father.
The body was
accompanied to Montgomery by relatives and intimate
friends on the Louisville and Nashville train and
funeral services were held there Wednesday afternoon.
services for Mrs. Rosa Berman were held from Leak's
Chapel Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Rabbi A. S.
Welsel officiated. Pall bearers were Sam Berman, H.
Wafoce, H. Axlrod, M. J. Berman, Nathan Kahn and Fred
Solomon. Interment was in Greenwood
Montgomery Advertiser, December 13, 1923, Transcribed
by C. Anthony
ALA., Jan. 22. – Little Sarah Lois, two year old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Brannon, died here
at twelve-thirty o’clock today after an illness of
only a few hours. This is the fourth daughter that has
died in this family in the last few years. Funeral
services will be held and internment at the city
cemetery tomorrow, conducted by Rev. Mr. Haskew.
Source: Montgomery Advertiser (Montgomery,
AL) Sunday, 23 Jan. 1916; transcribed by FoFG mz
About two weeks ago Mr. Wade Childree, one of
the best citizens of Covington, a gentleman of high
character and respected of all the good people, was
assassinated about 8 p.m. while sitting in his own
room and reading the Bible. He is not
supposed to have had an enemy and no cause can be
assigned for his murder. The solicitor
has made diligent efforts to ascertain the assassin
and failed. The family have offered a reward of $250
and the governor ordered a like reward to be paid by
the state for the arrest and conviction of the
assassin. Source: Marion County
News, Marion County AL, December 2, 1897 - Transcribed
by Veneta McKinney
CONFEDERATE VET KILLED BY HIT AND
RUN MOTORIST - (Special) - E. W. DEES, 83, Confederate
Veteran, was killed by a hit and run motorist Friday
afternoon on the Andulsia - Brewton highway, 11 miles
from Andulsia. Mr. Dees regained consciousness
before dying, saying that he had crossed the road to
his mail box and was returning to his home when
something hit him. He was picked up a few
minutes later by a neighbor and carried to his home,
where he died several hours later. Sheriff H. B.
Gantt is working on the case and believes he has a
clue which will lead to the arrest of the guilty
party. (Source: Montgomery
Advertiser, Montgomery, Ala., November 3, 1928 -
Transcribed by Veneta
FULLER, Rev. W.
OPP-Funeral arrangements were being completed today
for Rev. W. Fuller, 55, Baptist pastor here, who was
instantly killed yesterday when his automobile struck
a cow and overturned near Luverne, while he was in
route to Montgomery. Burial was expected to be made at
Newman, Ga., his home. He had lived in Opp the past
four years. He was survived by his wife and six
children. Source: The Cullman
Democrat (Cullman, Ala) December 5, 1935 - Transcribed
by SueAnn McKnight
HEAD, Dr. W. H.
Dr. W. H. Head was shot and killed at Andalusia on
last week by another physician named Jones. (Source: Hamilton Times, Marion County AL,
February 5, 1891 - Trasncribed by Veneta
ANDALUSIA, ALA., Feb. 29. – A.
W. Mathews, a veteran of years, died at his home on
Carlton Street this morning. Mr. Mathews came to this
city from Chrenshaw county about ten years ago and had
been an invalid for several years. He leaves a large
family of children the most of whom are married as
well as a large circle of friends through this section
of the state. He was a consistent member of the
Methodist church and took great interest in church
affairs until his health became so impaired that he
was confined to his room. Source: Montgomery Advertiser (Montgomery, AL)
Thursday, 1 Mar. 1912; transcribed by FoFG mz
Milligan of Andalusia Dies - Prominent Young Citizen
of Covington County Passes Away At Local Infirmary.
Andalusia, Ala., Dec. 12--Perenot Milligan, aged
24, passed away Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock at a
Montgomery infirmary after an illness of several
weeks. He became ill the latter part of October and
was taken to Montgomery three weeks ago. The end had
been expected for several days and his father and
mother, Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Milligan, and his brother
and sister, L. M. and Miss Cecelia Milligan all of
Andalusia, were with him when the end came, they
having been at his bedside for some time.
The young man
was very popular in Andalusia and Covington county,
and his many friends mourn his death. He was connected
with the Andalusia National Bank at the time of his
illness, and had been for the past few years. The
remains will reach Andalusia at 10 o'clock Tuesday
morning and will be taken to the home of his parents
on East Three Notch street. Funeral arrangements have
not bee announced.
Advertiser, December 13, 1921, Transcribed by C.
Vickery, Andalusia. - Andalusia, Ala., Dec.
12.--Special to The Advertiser.--George W. Vickery,
44, for many years a resident of Andalusia, coming
here as a youth from Indiana, died at his home Monday
afternoon at 4 o'clock, following an illness of
several weeks. Funeral services were held Tuesday
afternoon at Red Level, the funeral procession leaving
Andalusia at noon.
Mr. Vickery is
survived by his widow and eight children, seven of
whom are here. One son who is in the United States
navy was unable to get here in time for the funeral
services. One daughter, Mrs. Robert Keeffe, of
Pascagoula, Miss., arrived Tuesday.
Members of the
bereaved family have endeared themselves to a wide
circle of friends here who feel keenly the sorrow
which has visited them. Source: Montgomery
Advertiser, December 13, 1923, Transcribed by C.
Brundridge, Ala., Feb. 5 - (Special) - Micajah L.
Watkins, Sr., one of Brundridge's oldest and most
respected citizens, passed away here at his home
Monday eveing, after an illness of influenza, which
developed pneumonia and hastened his death. Mr.
Watkins was born in Covington County in 1847 - 82
years ago this month - was reared in Barbour county,
where he married and settled soon after the Civil
War. Later he moved to Pike County where he had
made his home for the past 52 years. He was a
devout member of the Baptist Church for many years
before his death, which he attended regularly.
In his going another Confederate Veteran passes away
from this life. He leaves a host of friends to
mourn his going as well as many relatives.
Surviving him are his widow, three sons, two
daughters, 21 grand children, and eight great-grand
children. His children are Tom Watkins,
Andalusia; J. A. Watkins, and M. L. Watkins, Jr. of
Brundridge; Mrs. Carrie Hartzog, Louisville; Mrs.
Maggie Carroll, Banks.
Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday afternoon
at Bethel Church, five miles north of here by his
pastor, Rev. W. T. Mims, assisted by Revs. J. B. Tate
and J. F. Feagin, of the Methodist Church and his body
was laid to rest in the family cemetery. - (Source: Montgomery Advertiser, Montgomery,
Ala, Jan. 6, 1929 - Transcribed by Veneta
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