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Bridge Tender on Island Highway Died Last Night

J.E. Strickland 60, Bridge tender on the Brunswick-St. Simons Highway died at his home, corner of M and Davis streets, last night. He had been ill for several months and his condition became serious a few days ago.  Mr. Strickland was appointed bridge tender at Back River when the Island Highway was first opened and he has held that position continuously since. His widow and four children, Mrs. Herbert Owens, Mr. C.P. Manor, Mrs. Wm. Drury, and C.E. Strickland, all of this city, survive him. Other survivors include six brothers, and one sister and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held from the Advent Christian Church Sunday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock, interment to follow in Palmetto cemetery. The pallbearers will be Henry Edwards, R.E. Jennings, A.E. Mitchell, Toni Stutts, D.L. Cribb, and Wm. McCullen. Funeral arrangements are in charge of Baldwin & Edge.

Marion Theodora STRICKLAND

Name:    Marion S. Krauss
 SSN:    253-15-5176  
 Last Residence:    31520  Brunswick, Glynn, Georgia, United States of America
 Born:    10 Mar 1904
 Died:    1 Nov 1995
 State (Year) SSN issued:    Georgia (1973 )

Elijah Sinclair STRICKLAND

E.S. Strickland, Alma  and Waycross, GA, April 24---- E.S. Strickland,78, prominent south Georgia, civic leader and pioneer sawmill operator of this area., died after declining health of about ten weeks which involved a heart aliment.                                

Mr. Strickland born February 23,1870, at Brunswick, GA. [at Gardi, Wayne county], spent his entire life in the sawmill and lumber business and in other business interests in the south Georgia and north Florida. He served many years ago as chairman or the county commissioners of Charlton County, when the first bridge was constructed across the St. Mary's River, on the Georgia and Florida line south of Folkston. He has been a continuous advocate of improved highways, having pioneered in the development of the Dixie highway through Georgia. He moved to Alma in April 1918, and for many years served as mayor, and in other official capacities. He was mayor or Alma when the first electric lights were installed. He was an active member or the Alma Methodist Church, serving on the board of stewards. He also was a Mason, Knights Templar and member of Alee Temple of the Shrine. Mr. Strickland was married to Miss Nora Jones of Brunswick, July 6,1892, by whom he is survived. Other survivors are a son Carl S. Strickland, Waycross; a daughter, Mrs. Ruth S. Hartley of Jacksonville, FL and two grandchildren, John T. Hartley Jr., a student at Auburn, AL and Miss Gail Hartley of Jacksonville, FL    and five brothers A.M. Strickland, W.F. Strickland, G.W. Strickland , Cecil H. Strickland, all of Brunswick, and Arthur Strickland  of Jacksonville, FL  and a sister, Mrs. Ella Gordon of Brunswick.  Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock at the Alma Methodist church, conducted by the Rev. F. A. Ratcliffe of Macon, assisted by the Rev. P.E. Miller, pastor of the Alma Methodist Church. Burial will be at the Alma Cemetery. B.A. Ishop Funeral Home is in charge.

A tobacco market was started in Alma in 1925, opening in July, with opening day sales at 75,000 pounds of leaf at an average of 28 cents a pound.  A warehouse had been built by E.S. Strickland, J.E. Lee, and E.L. Aspinwall.  The cornerstone was laid on March 7th, and celebrated by a big barbeque that drew several hundred people. Of eleven South Georgia cities, the highest average market price per pound was made in Alma, at 19.63 cents.  The other averages for the eleven cities were as low as 11 cents.  It still pays to sell your tobacco in the Alma markets.


Ruth S. Shelfer, 85, passed away April 19,1992. Mrs. Shelfer was born in Brunswick, GA and had resided in Jacksonville most of her life. She was a member of Riverside Presbyterian Church and was a talented musician having studied with Leon Sampax at Ithaca, New York conservatory of music, Dornamy at Fsu, and Pfefferkorn at Brenau College. She did voluntary work and played for many organizations including the Presbyterian House and the Women's Club. She was a member of the Riverside Garden Club, the Friday musical and the Women's Club of Jacksonville. She is survived by her husband Joseph E. Shelfer, son John T. Hartley Jr., daughter Gail Hartley Webster, six grandchildren, and five great grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at 11:00am Wednesday at Rose Hill Cemetery, Alma, Georgia, with Rev. Heyward Hiers officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Tuesday (today) at Hardage Giddens Funeral Home,,, 729 S. Edgewood Ave. and request that memorial contributions be made to: The  American Lung Association or the Arthritic Association.

Samuel McWhir VARNEDOE

                                  /Henri? Vernadeau b: ABT. 1682
                            /Leonard Vernadeau b: BET. 1699 - 1717 d: ABT. 1795
                    /Samuel Varnado b: 15 FEB 1754 d: 1837
                    |       |       /Isaac Hutto
                    |       \Sarah Hutto
            /Nathaniel Varnedoe b: 1790 d: 12 FEB 1856
            |       \Sarah Newsome b: 1760 d: 1800
    /Nathaniel James Varnedoe b: 26 MAY 1826 d: 9 OCT 1886
    |       \Ann T. Jones b: 23 MAR 1794 d: 8 FEB 1839
Samuel Mc Whir Varnedoe b: 24 MAY 1861 d: 5 JUL 1898
    \Mary Ann Jane Ladson b: 1829 d: 31 AUG 1885


The Brunswick Newspaper, Brunswick, GA: Mrs. Ella Gorton [Gordon] taken by death.
Mrs. Ella Gorton [Gordon] 78, died yesterday at her home in Jacksonville, FL. A native of Wayne County, she had lived here all her life until a few years age. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the graveside in Palmetto Cemetery conducted by a Jacksonville minister. The Krauss Funeral Home, Jacksonville, is in charge. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Tom Hope, Jacksonville, Mrs. A.A. Saxton, Jacksonville, and a son, Edward, Tampa; two brothers C.H. Strickland Sr. and A.M. Strickland, Brunswick. Pallbearers will be Sam Hope, Raymond Strickland, C.H. Strickland Jr., Ralph Strickland, Edwin Strickland and Melvin Clark.
   HENRY        3-17-48    AGE; 83 ---- GIBSON --------------- DIR
   ELLA         10-18-56        78 ---- KRAUSS
   THELMA HOPE                  56 ---- Miller
   CARRIE ETHEL SAXON           53 ---- HARDAGE & SONS

Edwin Herbert STRICKLAND

A search or the confederate army files, revealed that he enlisted in Savannah, GA on April 26,1864 with Maj. Berry. as a Pvt. He was assigned to company F 1st regiment {Symons'} infantry, Georgia reserves. One entry shows that he was absent with leave on Oct.31,1864 and all records show a mix-up of companies. When he applied for pensions the group or records were together at the same time and show that he was paroled on May, 23,1865 at Thomasville, GA. Some time after Oct. 31, 1864 he was captured and not with his company.

E. H. Strickland ran family groceries at l and Albany Street. He also had a truck farm at M and Davis streets.

The funeral of the late E.H. Strickland, who passed away at his home Thursday, took place yesterday morning at 10 o'clock from his residence with Rev. C. A. Jackson conducting the services. The funeral was attended by a number of friends, including many local veterans of which the deceased was a member.

He was a farmer.

Newspaper advertisment:
e. h. strickland Family Groceries,
Country produce  fresh vegetable: always in stock at living prices.
Specials for the week
Maxwell House Coffee 35 cent for 1 lb. can
Rose brand milk      10 cents a can
New sweet  potatoes  20 cent per peck
Weekly and monthly accounts with good families solicited.  Prompt delivery to any part of city

Sarah Elizabeth KNIGHT

1. Census Records, 12 Aug 1870. "Listed as Elijah T. Knight (42,GA) with wife Nancy E. (38,GA) and children James (19,GA), Daniel (15,GA), Martha A. (13,GA), William (11,GA), Oliver (9,GA), Nancy E. (7,GA), Elijah (5,GA), Vicey A. (4,GA) and Henry (2,GA). Also listed is Sarah Strickland (17,GA) and Elijah S. Strickland (3/12,GA)." Georgia, Wayne County, Jessup PO, Pg 28 of 54.


He lived at 1522 Ellis Street Brunswick and was a mill worker. He was single and 43 years old at his death.

George Washington STRICKLAND

George W. Strickland dies in Savannah            

George W. Strickland, 69, a lifelong resident of Brunswick, died Friday afternoon in a hospital in Savannah. He is survived by two brothers, A.M. and C.H. Strickland of Brunswick, and one sister, Mrs. Ella Gordon of Jacksonville, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock at the chapel of the Gibson-Hart Funereal Home, conducted by the Rev. M. R. Tenz, assisted by the Rev. Ben Wheeler of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Interment will be in Palmetto cemetery.  Pallbearers will be C.H. Strickland, Laverne Strickland, John Goodbread, Jonnie Hodge and C.B. Miller.


Event: Land, Property 1797
 Note: Gift From Father Jacob
Census: 1810 Barnwell Co, South Carolina, USA
 Note: Barnwell Co SC P322/82/156: 2M 16-26; F -26-45 (Nxt John Chassereau, Thos Croft)
Event: Biographical 26 Jan 1815
 Note: Registers Cattled Brand In Barnwell Co SC ("D H") - Makes His Mark

Archibald Owen ROBERSON

Possibility to check out: Found a 31 Oct 1895 marriage of Owen Roberson to Emma Patten