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McKEITHAN, Julia (Mrs. H.H.) – 1915

Transcribed by Stephen Carroll Pearsall

Mrs. H. H. McKeithan

Wadesboro, Nov. 28 – Special. After a brief but very aggressive illness from pneumonia, Mrs. Julia McKeithan, wife of Capt. H. H. McKeithan, died here at 12 o’clock today. Before her marriage she was Miss Bannerman. She was reared in Pender County, and leaves her husband and a step-daughters, Mrs. J. E. McLauchlin, three sisters, Mrs. R. L. Williams of Burgaw, Mrs. R. H. Murphy of Atkinson, and Mrs. L. G. Henry of Dublin, Ga. Also one brother, John R. Bannerman of Burgaw.

She was in her sixty-eighth year. The body will be taken to Bannerman’s, where interment will take place Monday afternoon.

Source: Charlotte Daily Observer, Charlotte, NC, Monday, 29 Nov 1915 (p3, c3)

MCKEITHAN, (Captain) Henry Holmes (1917)

Transcribed by Stephen Carroll Pearsall 


Captain Henry Holmes McKeithan Was Well Known to People of Anson Special to the Observer 

Wadesboro – March 21 – In the death of Capt. Henry Holmes McKeithan, which occurred at his late home this morning at 3:30, Wadesboro loses one of her most revered citizens. 

Captain McKeithan was born in Brunswick County on the 19th day of January 1839. He came to Wadesboro at the time the Seaboard Air Line Railroad reached this point and was agent for the road for 28 years, in which position he made friends of practically every citizen in Anson and adjoining counties. 

He was married to Miss Catharine A. Bannerman in February, 1870, and after 18 years of happy married life, she was taken from him by death. To this union there were born three children, one of whom survives, Mrs. J. E. McLauchlin, of this place. In February, 1889, Captain McKeithan was wedded to Miss Julia M. Bannerman, whom he survived by 15 months. 

Besides being very popular in the business world, Captain McKeithan was active in religious work. He has long been one of the most honored elders of the Presbyterian Church and always took a keen interest its progress. 

The remains will be taken to Burgaw from which place it will be conveyed to the Bannerman’s burying grounds where the interment will take place, on Wednesday the 21. 

The deceased has been a practical invalid for the past three years, having suffered a stroke of paralysis in 1914.




Source: The Charlotte Observer, Thursday, 22 Mar 1917 (c2, p8)

Marriage: Bannerman & Noel (1916)

Transcribed by Stephen Carroll Pearsall

Kenansville – June 18 – John A. Bannerman of Burgaw and Miss Fannie Noel of Lexington, Miss., were married at the home of bride’s uncle Saturday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Faison Pierce, by Rev. T. M. Levy, assisted by Rev. A. O. Moore. 

The groom is cashier of the Bank of Pender and comes from a long line of noble ancestry and is the only son of John R. Bannerman of Burgaw. Miss Noel is a niece of ex-Governor Noel of Mississippi, and has many relatives in this state. She has been teaching in Burgaw High School three years and has won warm friends throughout the state.

Source: Charlotte Observer, Monday, 19 Jun 1916 (p7, c3)