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STEDMAN, James Cooper – (d. 1910)

Fayetteville, NC., November 23 – James Cooper STEDMAN, of this city, passed away at Luke’s Hospital this morning, in the eighty-seventh year of his age, his death coming unexpectedly, though he had for a number of years been an invalid. Mr. STEDMAN was born in Gates county, and lived in Pittsboro until 1853, when he… (read more)

CASTEN, I.W. (Mrs.) – (d. 1896)

Mrs. I.W. CASTEN, one of the best-known ladies of Gates county, N.C., died last night, aged about 27 years, in Gatesville, the county seat. The funeral was held this afternoon from Kittrell’s M. E. Church, concluding which, the remains were taken to Willeyton for interment. Several friends of the family from Suffolk attended. Deceased was… (read more)

RIDDICK, L.M. (Mrs.) – (d. 1900)

The remains of Mrs. L.M. RIDDICK, postmistress of Gatesville, N.C., who died of a surgical shock in a Columbus (Ohio) hospital, arrived in Suffolk last night and were today shipped to Gatesville via Gates station for burial.  Mrs. RIDDICK had something like a tumor and went to Columbus for attention.  The operation killed her.  The… (read more)

CASTIGAN, Patrick – (d. 1899)

Patrick Castigan Commits Suicide by Drowning Himself Suffolk, Va., June 29 – Far away from dear ones and made morose and desperate because he couldn’t talk in life, Patrick CASTIGAN, an Irishman, 60 years old, preferred the quiet of death. If he had to keep still he’d rather die.  Pat. Yesterday threw himself into the dark waters… (read more)

GARRIS, R.W. (Mrs.) – (d. 1905)

Mrs. R.W. GARRIS, 18 years old, died yesterday morning at 7 o’clock at her home 220 Forty-fifth street. The deceased was a native of Gates county, North Carolina, and was married to R.W. GARRIS of this city, less than a year ago.  The funeral will be held at the residence this morning at 9 o’clock…. (read more)

WHEDBEE, Joshua – (d. 1900)

Joshua WHEDBEE, a well-known citizen of Gates County, N.C., died suddenly today in Perquimans county, near the town of Hertford.  He was attacked with paralysis or heart trouble and expired suddenly, aged 80 years.  Mr. WHEDBEE was visiting the family of his daughter, Mrs. John David PARKER.  The burial will take place tomorrow near Gatesville,… (read more)