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Hamilton County Newspaper Articles

Life and Times in
Hamilton County, Tennessee

Marriages, Murders, Deaths, Obituaries, Courts, Robberies,
Fires, and Other Bizarre Occurrences taken from the Newspapers
of Hamilton County, Tennessee
1872 – 1900
Transcribed and submitted by Dennis C. Wilson

A Farmer Assassinated - 1881

Chattanooga Times, July 3, 1886

Real Estate Sales - 1886

Brevities - July 1, 1886

Brevities - July 3, 1886

Another Counterfeiter Caught - 1886

Nine Members of One Family Hurled Into Eternity - 1897


Fatal Accident - Untimely Death of J. T. Long - 1897

Half Century of Happy Married Life 1849 -1899
Capt. and Mrs. J. W. Clift


Under The Car Wheels
Brakeman W. T. Henegar Loses His Life.


A. K. Eldridge Killed - 1903


Rundown At Death Trap - Officer Hugh C. May - 1906

Explosion of the Steamboat Parker - 1907

Shade Westmoreland - 1908

Is Killed at Funeral - Walter White, Farmer, Is Stricken by Lightning - 1910

Murdered By A Madman
Joseph Meyers Is Chopped to Pieces by John Roe

1915

Chattanooga Times, April 22, 1920

Grand Jury Indictments - 1920

Two Dusky Girls Have Time Staying Out of Jail - 1920


Officers Charge Cat People Thought Mad - 1920


Mrs. Thelma Cagle Dies of Injuries 
Sustained When Car Overturned - 1921
 

Cupid Works Overtime on Labor's Holiday - 1923

Wife Killed As Gun Drops From Holster - 1926

Divorces Granted by Judge Yarnell - 1929

Divorces Granted by Judge Yarnell - 1929


Francis Hughes - 101 Year Old Voter of Flat Top Precinct

Birth Announcements January 24, 1930


Dr. Jenkins Death Recalls Sultana - 1933

Dick Paradiso Slays Pierce - 1936

John Day Slays Man Who Jumps On His Car - 1937

Time Does Make A Change - 60 Years On Signal Mountain


Army Recruits 20 Men of Chattanooga Area - 1946

Old Graves' Casket Stolen; Linked to 'Buried Fortune' - 1953

Grave Entry Investigated - 1953

Tiff at Station Leads to Killing - 1961

Fryar Family Part of Chattanooga History - 1980

Revolutionary War Grave Is Dedicated - 2004
 

 

 

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