A GENEALOGICAL SCRAPBOOK OF THE WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER,
PARIS, TENNESSEE 1866-1881
By Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith
Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 2004
THE WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER
SIGNIFICANT GLEANINGS THROUGH THE YEAR 1883
January 12, 1882
Dr. WILLIAM E. BUTLER of Jackson, Tenn. died January 6, 1882 aged 92 years.
June 8, 1882
Rev. F. [FRAZIER] C. GRAY born Stewart Co., Tenn., Dec. 28, 1814; married Oct. 17, 1839; joined United Baptist Church, 1849; ordained a minister therein, 1851; died Civil District 16, Henry Co., Tenn., June 5, 1882.
October 26, 1882
Major S. S. HENRY, an "old land mark" died at Spril Hill, north of Paris, Tenn., Oct. 21, 1882 and was buried in the Spring Hill Cemetery.
December 21, 1882
FRANCES LONG born Mercer Co., Kentucky, 1804; married Anthony Long (died 1850), 1827; nine children; moved to Lexington, 1862 and to Paris in 1870; to Jackson to live with a son, 1880. Methodist. Buried in Paris city cemetery. Died in Jackson, December 17, 1882.
October 25, 1883
Mrs. CATHERINE BAKER born Guilford Co., North Carolina, May 30, 1805; died near Henry Station, Tenn., October 19, 1883. Cumberland Presbyterian; surviving were two sons and two daughters.
J. W. DOTY moved from Henry Co., Tenn. in 1839 to Johnson Co., Texas.
[In the fall of 1882, ROBERT M. DICKENSON, who had been editor of the INTELLIGENCER for years, sold out to M. McGRATH who held that post briefly before JOHN RISON acquired this newspaper and combined it with the Paris POST in 1884.]
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