Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Obituary of Willis C. Chandler- Feb. 1887 (Newspaper for Greenville County, SC)

The Enterprise and Mountaineer 
Vol. LXII- No. 37
Feb. 16, 1887

Page 3 (far left column, second paragraph from the bottom)

Mr. Willis Chandler, an aged gentleman and one of the oldest and best known citizens of Dunklin Township, died at his residence near Fork Shoals on Sunday last, aged about 80 years.  He lived to bury all of his children and his beloved wife.  His son-in-law, Capt. F.M. Austin, resided with him at the time of his death.  Mr. Chandler was a member of Fork Shoals Baptist Church, and was buried on Monday at the burial ground of that church.

-Newspaper on microfilm at Main Branch of the Greenville Library, Greenville, SC
- SC Microfilm Box #13; Enterprise and Mountaineer (Greenville); 2 Feb. 1887- 27 Nov. 1889
-transcribed on July 12, 2011

Thursday, March 17, 2011

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