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Marriage: HARRISON, A.L. and Hattie LAWRENCE (1898)

On Wednesday morning, Dec. 21st, 1898, at 8 o’clock at the home of the brides father, in Hamilton, N.C., Mr. A.L. HARRISON and Miss Hattie LAWRENCE were united in the holy bonds of matrimony. 

The attendants were: Miss Modie HARRISON, of Plymouth, with S.O. LYNN, of Suffolk, Va., Miss Alma HOUSE, of Greensboro, with B.N. ALLBROOK, of Scotland Neck; Miss Annie LONG, of Hamilton, with Gordon HOUSE, of Hobgood; Miss Adelia SKITTLETHARPE, of Hamilton.  The wedding march was artistically rendered by Miss Mary BAKER

After the ceremony, which was preformed by the brides father, Elder M.T. LAWRENCE, the bridal party left for the home of the grooms mother, Mrs. Emma HARRISON, near Plymouth, where a reception was held. 

Source: Roanoke Beacon, 30 Dec 1898, pg. 2.



EVERETT, Justus (d. 1913)

Charlotte Observer – March 9, 1913

News was received here yesterday of the death of Mr. Justus Everett, who lived just below Palmyra, in Martin County, which occurred Thursday night from the effects of ptomaine poisoning contracted through drinking a small glass of cider from his stock in his store. He was violently ill for three or four days, and the physicians could do nothing to relieve him.

Mr. Everett was one of the most prominent farmers of eastern North Carolina, a man whose judgment was relied upon by his neighbors, practical, sane and industrious. By economy and industry he had accumulated an estate of about $50,000, starting in life with nothing.

A wife and nine children of a former marriage survive him. Of his sons, Mr. R.O. Everett of Durham is known as one of the State’s most promising young lawyers. Mr. S. Justus Everett of Greensboro is also a prominent attorney.

The funeral occurred at Spring Green Primitive Baptist Church, near his home, this morning, Elder T.M. Lawrence of Hamilton conducting the service.


Source: “Justus Everett.” Charlotte Observer [Charlotte, NC] 9 Apr. 1913. GenealogyBank.