Tuesday, March 21, 2017

News of County 1911

News in the Western Sun about Lawrence County Residents during month of November 1911

On November 1, 1911 a marriage license was issued to William H. Kare, 25, of Vincennes and Nellie B. Emery, age 22 of Lawrence County.Miss Emery was a nurse at the Good Samaritan Hospital.  Arriving just before Father Becher left for the church Tuesday evening,  Will Kare and Miss Nellie B. Emery were quietly married at the home of the priest about 8 clock. The marriage came as a great surprise to their many friends, who knew that it was to occur soon, but not the date. Miss Anna Muentzer and Valentine Fritz were the attendants. The groom is a glass worker and the bride is the daughter of Isaac Emery, a Lawrence County farmer. She was formally a trained nurse at the Good Samaritan Hospital. The couple will reside for the present at the home of his father, Samuel Kare, 1313 N. 3rd St. in Vincennes.  They will go to housekeeping on the south side, as the groom is employed at the Blackford Glass Factory.

November 1,7 1911
Wm. Martin and family are preparing to move back to Bridgeport to reside. They have been residents of Vincennes for several years, living at the University house at 427 Broadway street.  Mr. Martin is an oil gauger  in the Bridgeport fields and his home will be more advantageous for his occupation.  Miss Mary Martin, a clerk at the First National Bank will remain in the city.  

November 24, 1911 Auto Kills Henry Burway
On November 17, Henry Burway, a prominent young man about 18 years old was found dead this morning by friends about 2 miles north of St. Francisville where the automobile in which he had been traveling from Vincennes to his home had upset and had thrown him into the Williams ditch. Burway had been to Vincennes and started home late in the afternoon. No companion was with him during the trip. Friends took him to a house in the neighborhood and the young man’s relatives were notified.