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Filename Date Submitter
Newspapers
MURPHY exerpt, "Virginia Gazette," 7 Nov 1745 Dec 2002 Mark A. Murphy
"YANKEE BARBARITY"
 ~ Elizabeth (KILBY; Mrs. George R.) SMITH, mortally wounded
 ~ Siege of Suffolk, May 1863
 ~ "Richmond Examiner" - article
Aug 2017 Deborah Parker
"Fire in Suffolk"
 ~ Clerk's Office burned, Suffolk, 7 Feb 1866
 ~ office of Nansemond Co. Clerk of Court P.P. PRENTISS; all records lost
 ~ "The Norfolk Post" - article
Apr 2016 Matt Harris
William PARR ~ newspaper coverage, 1868 · obit, 1874
 ~ Nansemond Co. representative (Radical) in the Underwood Convention
 ~ reputed originator of the expression "carpet-bagger"
Apr 2016 Matt Harris
"A Horrible Murder in Southampton co."
 ~ William H. FULLER, murdered near Boykins, 24 Dec 1877
 ~ James Lemuel SMITH & son Etheldred J. SMITH, arrested, 28 Dec 1877
 ~ "Alexandria Gazette" - article, court orders & notes
Apr 2016 Matt Harris
"The Cyclone in Nansemond," 1887
 ~ Four killed at Myrtle Station
 ~ "Alexandria Gazette" - article
Jul 2015 Matt Harris
"The Roanoke Real Estate Exchange - SKETCHES OF LEADING MEMBERS"
 ~ J.H. CUTCHINS, Nansemond Co. native
 ~ J.R. ELLIS, Southampton Co. native
 ~ "The Roanoke Times" - article, 22 Jan 1891
Aug 2013 Matt Harris
"Southampton Church Notes"
 ~ growth of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Suffolk
 ~ Emmanuel Episcopal church, Franklin, consecrated 26 Feb 1891
 ~ "The (Richmond) Times" - article
Aug 2013 Matt Harris
"TOWN OF SUFFOLK," 1899
 ~ Storm Aftermath - Liquor in Holland - Oct. Matrimonials
 ~ "The Virginian-Pilot" - article
Jul 2015 Matt Harris
"The (Richmond) Times," 13 Mar 1900  CONE-SAUNDERS elope from Isle of Wight to Gates  Dr. Wm. W. MURRAY injured  Hon. H. Clay WILLIAMS, d. 10 Mar 1900, Gates Co, NC Mar 2009 Matt Harris
"NEWS OF SUFFOLK AND OTHER PARTS OF VIRGINIA"
 ~ half of Ivor burned, 5 Apr 1900
 ~ Confederate Pension Board for Nansemond Co. appointed
 ~ "The Virginian-Pilot" - articles
Mar 2016 Matt Harris
"MACHINE DASHES THROUGH OPENING IN DRAWBRIDGE "
 ~ 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
"W.L. BRADSHAW FOUND DEAD ... POLICE BELIEVE MAN MURDERED"
 ~ "The Tidewater News" 7 Dec 1934 - article/obit
Jul 2013 Bruce Saunders
Stanley Harrell SCOTT, of Franklin
 ~ killed in accident, 1 Mar 1942, US Hwy 58, east of Suffolk, age 27
 ~ interred in Poplar Spring Cemetery (unmarked; Annex 2, Plot 69), Franklin
 ~ see also article on statewide crashes that weekend
Jun 2017 Bruce Saunders
"Fire Destroys Eclipse Store And Postoffice Feb. 24" 1954
 ~ "The Smithfield Times" - article
Mar 2017 Carolyn Keen &
Matt Harris
"R. A. Nelms Dies of Heart Attack in Car"
 ~ Robert Webb NELMS (Sr.), d. 3 Mar 1961, Cedar St., Suffolk, age 67
 ~ "The Virginian-Pilot" - article/obit
Oct 2012 Matt Harris
"Eclipse P.O. to Close" on 13 Oct 1972
 ~ "The Virginian-Pilot" - article
Mar 2017 Matt Harris
"Nansemond Grocer Shot Dead, Robbed" on 13 Oct 1972
 ~ merchant Arthur W. ARMSTRONG slain, age 79
 ~ 3 suspects arrested by 15 Oct 1972
 ~ "The Virginian-Pilot" - article
Mar 2017 Matt Harris
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