The DeFuniak Herald – February 5, 1914 – Page 2


  • Pretty weather and good health prevails.
  • Revs. Brunk and Griffith preached at Deerland schoolhouse Sunday.
  • J. E. Ward attended Justice court at Mossy Head Saturday.
  • Misses Kate and Minnie Ward visited at Mossy Head Saturday.
  • W. J. Davis was on business at DeFuniak Saturday.
  • John Wright and family was here the last of the week visiting Mr. Wright’s parents.
  • J. E. McConnell was in Pensacola Saturday on business.
  • E. C. Hart and family visited on the south side Saturday and Sunday.
  • Will and Alex McCallum attended church here Sunday.
  • W. G. Miller, Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Hart, Mrs. P. M. Griffith were among the visitors at the Bolton house Sunday.
  • Commissioner Steel was in our parts Monday.
  • J. W. McSwain passed through Tuesday morning going to DeFuniak.
  • W. A. Jernigan and wife visited down Crestview way Monday.
  • Mrs. M. D. Miller of Bonifay was in town last Sunday visiting her sister, Mrs. W. F. Meigs.

[Compiled by Emily Petroskey]

The DeFuniak Herald – Misc. 1915 Obituaries

Misc. Obituaries for the year 1915


1915–  Sam H Hightower, died Saturday at his home south of Vernon after illness. Burial Sunday under

auspices of the W O W.  Survivors are widow, 4 children and other relatives. (Chipley Verdict)


1915– Col. T T Wright, one of the founders of DeFuniak died at his home in Nashville Saturday. He

built the home now occupied by W L Cawthon, which our older citizens has always known as

the Wright cottages.


1915– Mr Killingsworth’s body found Saturday about a half mile below where he was presumed to

have been drown.  No evidence of foul play and jury returned a verdict of accidental death.

Dr Simmons said there was nothing to the rumors of show wounds in the body.  A beer bottle

2/3’s full of rum was in the man’s pocket.


1915–  Lizzie Henderson, 13 yr old daughter of Mr & Mrs J F Henderson died Wednesday at the family

residence and she was buried on Thursday.  The family went to country home to spend the

night, but two members of family were taken sick. The next day Mr Henderson was stricken

and his condition was regarded as serious.


Compiled by Lois Danley and Sharon Watson