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Filename Date Submitter
Newspaper Articles
"Big Fire - Warehouse Totally Destroyed"
 ~ suspected arson, Windsor, 12 Apr 1884
 ~ warehouse owned by John T. RAIFORD, of Southampton Co.
 ~ "The Richmond Dispatch" - article
Aug 2013 Matt Harris
"The Cyclone in Nansemond," 1887
 ~ Four killed at Myrtle Station
 ~ "Alexandria Gazette" - article
Jul 2015 Matt Harris
Isle of Wight Co. News Items, 27 Feb 1891
 ~ "The Peanut Market - New Railroad Proposed. The Farmers"
 ~ "The (Richmond) Times" - article
Aug 2013 Matt Harris
"Negro Row"
 ~ Disturbance at Gravel Hill Baptist Church, Rushmere, 4 Jul 1891
 ~ "The (Richmond) Times" - article
Aug 2013 Matt Harris
N&W depot destroyed by fire, Zuni, 8 Aug 1893
 ~ growth of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Suffolk
 ~ Emmanuel Episcopal church, Franklin, consecrated 26 Feb 1891
 ~ "The Richmond Dispatch" - article
Aug 2013 Matt Harris
"Mr. C. Beverly Turner Murdered in Cold Blood," 27 Dec 1899, Fergusson's Wharf
"Young A. C. Gilligan Charged With The Crime"
 ~ "The Virginian-Pilot" - article
Jun 2015 Matt Harris
Windsor's Swept by Fire, 14 Jan 1900 Mar 2009 Matt Harris
"Two Weddings" and a Funeral Mar 2009 Matt Harris
Andrew Carter "Nick" GILLIGAN
 ~ trial Jun 1900, Isle of Wight Co.
 ~ for the murder of C. Beverly TURNER, 27 Dec 1899, Fergusson's Wharf
Jun 2015 Matt Harris
Windsor Charter, 25 Feb 1902 Mar 2009 Matt Harris
Windsor Notes, 23 May 1902 Mar 2009 Matt Harris
50th-Anniversary Fox-hunt at "Four Square"
 ~ 71st Birthday of Master of Hounds Julius O. THOMAS, 6 Feb 1905
 ~ includes history of "Four Square" & WOODLEY family
 ~ "The Times-Dispatch" - article
Apr 2017 Matt Harris
 ~ Geo. Taylor NELMS & Dorothy W. WARD drown, 3 Aug 1913, Reid's Ferry
 ~ "The Times-Dispatch" - article, 4 Aug 1913
Feb 2017 Bruce Saunders,
Carolyn A. Keen &
Matt Harris
William T. MUNFORD & estranged wife Crissie Sallie (CARR) MUNFORD
 ~ murder-suicide, 6 May 1928, Roanoke Rapids, NC
Mar 2011 Anne Marie Piland &
Matt Harris
"Ancient History Brought To Light"
 ~ acts to move courthouse & clerk's office, 1800-1803
"This County One Of Eight Original Shires"
 ~ sketch of Isle of Wight Co.
 ~ "The Smithfield Times" - articles, 2 May 1929
Sep 2017 Matt Harris
"Deputy Exonerated Of Slaying Charge"
 ~ "Jodie" NELMS shot dead 10 Sep 1929, at moonshine still, near Isle of Wight C.H.
 ~ see also NELMS' marriage record
Sep 2013 Matt Harris
History of Uzzell's Methodist Church, by Rev. Ivey T. Poole
 ~ read at Centennial Celebration
 ~ Comet news
 ~ "The Smithfield Times" - article, 11 Sep 1930
Dec 2016 Matt Harris
 ~ {not fact-checked}
 ~ "The Highland Recorder" - article, 10 Apr 1931
Mar 2016 Matt Harris
 ~ Charles CHEATHAM killed, Sidney PARHAM injured
 ~ fatal boiler explosion, 21 Mar 1932, Sycamore Cross
 ~ "The Smithfield Times" - article
Aug 2017 Matt Harris
 ~ 19 Apr 1936, Carrsville; posted with obituaries of victims:
 ~ Thomas Garland "Tommie" "Hambone" EDWARDS & Junius "Dick" OVERBY
Feb 2014 Bruce Saunders
"Geo. Crumpler, Jr. Injured By Explosion Xmas. Morn"
 ~ son of George Madison {Sr.} & Fannie (SCOTT) CRUMPLER, of Smithfield
 ~ gunpowder accident, 25 Dec 1939, Smithfield
 ~ "The Smithfield Times" - article
Aug 2017 Matt Harris
 ~ William L. "Curly" WOLFE, Marion native, WW-II veteran, d. 2 Oct 1947, age 30
 ~ "The Tidewater News" - article/obit
Apr 2013 Bruce Saunders
"Two Die in Crash," 9 Mar 1973, U.S. Hwy. 258
 ~ Julian Russell CARR & son Floyd Michael CARR
 ~ interred in Southampton Memorial Park (Christus II, Plot 11/12)
 ~ "The Smithfield Times" - article
Mar 2017 Matt Harris

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