Getaway

Getaway

Ironton Register, THURSDAY, MARCH 09, 1876

  • James Brammer died, February 29th, aged eighty-six years and four days. He was born in Patrick County, Virginia, February 25, 1790; came to Ohio in 1818; and after a temporary stay of one year on the farm where C. T. Templeton now lives, he settled on McKinney’s Creek, and has lived there ever since. He had been a faithful and consistent member of the Symmes Creek Baptist Church for nearly fifty-five years, and died in the full enjoyment of the Christian’s hope. He leaves but two of the old fathers behind, Rod. Paul and Thos. Templeton, Esq.

Ironton Register, AUGUST 30, 1883

  • E. Henry has rented G. W. Betts’ half of the mill. They grind some every day, notwithstanding the dry weather. Brammer Bros are putting a new wheel of their own design into their mill.

  • Thos. W. Boring has sold his dwelling to Geo. W. Betts, who will move into it soon.

  • A. P. Russel is having a new roof put on his house.

  • I heard some one calling “Oh Doc,” several times at Dr. H. P. Gerlach’s last night.

  • Miss Emma Russell is expected here today. She has been attending school at Valparaiso, Ind., for three years and recently graduated in the Scientific course.

  • William Holroyd is the boss bee-man in this neighborhood. He has taken 1633 lbs of honey from 24 stands. 150 lbs. from one stand and left a large amount to do them through the dry weather.

Ironton Register, THURSDAY, MARCH 07, 1889

  • Candidates for Assessor are numerous.

  • N. V. Dillon’s school closed at Getaway last Friday.

  • Miss Edith E. Holroyd is attending Mr. Payne’s school at Red Oak.

  • Whooping cough has greatly reduced the attendance in many schools.

  • Mary, wife of Samuel Leffingwell, died of pneumonia fever on Tuesday, Feb. 26th. The funeral was preached by Rev. Plumb, of the Marion Circuit. She was buried at New Zion, near Willow Wood.

  • Cromwell Holroyd, one of Lawrence County’s former school teachers, died at his home in Bradrick, last Wednesday. He was buried at Millersport, Saturday, March 2d. He was only sick five days with pneumonia fever. He leaves a wife and five children.

  • Wm. Kerr, of Bent Creek, has not as yet heard from his apples which he shipped last Fall. Mr. Kerr is about to conclude that he will lose his entire crop. According to the contract he says he should have received about $500. We hope he will yet receive the full amount. REPORTER.