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COWPEN - 1860 Census
POST OFFICE - ATSUNA OTIE

NAME SEX APROX DOB PLACE OF BIRTH OCCUPATION REMARKS






OGLESBY, JOSEPH S M 1811 SC FARMER
                  , FRANCES F 1811 GA

                  , JOHN JR M 1834 FL

                  , NANCY S F 1841 FL

                  , SARAH E F 1843 FL

                  , LEWIS A M 1845 FL

                  , MYRAN M 1847 FL

                   , GEORGE WSHJ M 1849 FL
* SEE BELOW
                   , SARAH J DAY F 1855 FL

WORTHINGTON, GRANVILLE M 1827 FL FARMER
                              , SARAH A F 1839 GA

                              , SAMUEL R M 1852 FL

                              , JOHN L M 1854 FL

                              , BENJAMIN S M 1857 FL

                              , MARY J F 1859 FL

SHEPHERD, ISAAC M 1838 GA OVERSEER
STEPHENS, SAMUEL M 1819 GA FARMER
                   , SYNTHIA F 1815 GA

                   , JAMES M M 1840 GA
BORN CRIPPLED
                   , ISHAM M 1844 GA

                   , MARY F 1847 GA

                   , WILLIAM R M 1855 GA

                   , JOHN M M 1858 FL

MEEK, WILLIAM D M 1820 NC FARMER
           , ELIZABETH F 1835 GA

           , MARGARET M E 1856 FL

           , BENJAMIN M 1857 FL

           , GEORGE W    M 1859 FL

STRAUSE, JAMES L M 1836 GA FARMER
                 , PHEBE F 1838 GA

                 , WILLIAM H M 1859 FL

                 , JOHN M M 1860 FL

STRAUSE, DAVID M 1837 GA FARMER
                 , NANCY F 1840 GA

DRIGORS, WILLIAM H M 1917 GA FARMET
                 , SARAH F 1816 GA

                 , PENINA L S F 1844 GA

                 , EMILY   F 1848 FL

                 ,NARCISSA F 1850 FL







GEORGE  WILLIAM SEAHORSE JOHNSON OGLEBY







































ALBION

Tidbits:

Mr. Camp, the Albion phosphate man, left for Norfolk, Va. Yesterday. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 8-20-1895


Cap. Sutton has thrown up his commission as deputy sheriff and accepted a position at the Albion Phosphate Company. Source: Levy Times: 11-12-1891

W. E. Veal is on a business trip to his branch store at Albion, Levy County. Source: Ocala Banner: 7-22-1904

Mr. Charlie Simpson left last Sunday for Albion to accept a position on a phosphate plant. Everybody will miss Charlie. Source: Ocala Banner: 7-8-1904

W. E. Veal is on a business trip to his branch store at Albion, Levy County. Source: Ocala Banner: 7-22-1904

Mr. Charlie Simpson left last Sunday for Albion to accept a position on a phosphate plant. Everybody will miss Charlie. Source: Ocala Banner: 7-8-1904

Thomas Simpson and Charles Simpson and A. W. Woodward, of Cotton Plant, are for a time engaged in business at Albion. Source: Ocala Banner: 7-22-1904










































Barco

Tidbits:

Mr. N. B. Plummer, of Barco, was in town Friday. Source: Levy Times: 3-26-1892














































Chiefland

Tidbits:

Chiefland…Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Brown of Jacksonville have been the pleasant house guests of their brother and sister this week, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Brown at their pleasant home. Source: Tampa Tribune:3-4-1920

Wanted…A Good Cook…to Mrs. M. J. Terrill, Oak Grove Hotel. Source: Levy Times Democrat: 11-12-1891










































COWPEN

1860 Census




































ELLZEY

Tidbits:

Mr. G. W. Hilyer, of Ellzey, was in town on business. Source: Levy Times: 4-2-1891

Mr. Isham Stephens from Ellzey, was in town Saturday and renewed his subscription to this paper. He says the drought is injuring the tobacco crop very much. Source: Levy Times: 6-11-1891











































Judson

Tidbits:

Judson…On Tuesday, the 7th, Mrs. E. Davis was on the road from her house to Trenton and there came up a storm and a pine tree fell on the front wheels of her buggy, demolishing the wheels without hurting her or the horse, but very little. It fell between the lady and the horse. Source: Gainesville Sun: 12-12-09







































Lebanon

Tidbits:

Lebanon…Mr. Drawdy has left these parts for Cedar Key. Source: Times- Democrat: 6-4-1891

W. T. Hargroves, of Dunnellon, was in town today. Mr. Hargroves has opened a new turpentine location at Lebanon, under the name W. R. Hargroves & Bro. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 2-2-1903

R. T. King of Lebanon was a Tuesday visitor. Mr. King says the residents of Lebanon are not unanimous in favor of county division according to the plan inaugurated by Williston. He personally is in favor of a county on the lines proposed four years ago, which would have benefited this whole section…Dunnellon Advocate…Source: Ocala Evening Star: 4-24-1915

J. B. Staten of Lebanon is visiting his family in town. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 5-21-1904













































LENNON


Tidbits:

Worley & Co., big tie contractors of Savannah, have purchased thousands of acres of timber land near Lennon, in Levy Co. and will engage 500 men to do the cutting. Two hundred negroes passed through Gainesville Sunday to begin work. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 3-18-1902

Capt. H. S. Sutton, formerly Sheriff of this county, but now in charge of the section at Lennon on the S. A. L. Ry., wife and baby spent several days last week in town. They came specially to see Dr. Gunter about the baby’s health, which has not been good. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 9-26-1906














































Levyville

Tidbits:

Miss Sallie Carter, of Levyville, came to Bronson to attend the sacred concert Sunday, and spent several days with her friend Miss Claribel King. Source: Levy Times: 4-2-1891

Mr. Thomas Tillis, of Levyville, spent last Friday in Bronson. Source: Levy Times: 4-2-1891

Mr. W. W. Clyatt left last night for a weeks’ visit to relatives at Levyville, near his old home in Levy county. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 9-2-1914

Miss Elsie Perry has returned from a several weeks’visit to her brother and sister, Mr. and Mrs Pat Perry, at Levyville. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 10-12-1906

Mrs. W. W. Clyatt reached home this afternoon from a visit of several months at Franklyn, N. C. She was joined in route to her home by Mr. Clyatt at Waldo. Mr. Clyatt has been visiting relatives for a week in the vicinity of Levyville and Bronson. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 9-29-1914

 



















































Long Pond

Tidbits:

Long Pond…Frank Clyatt was out on the pond Sunday visiting relatives. Source: Levy Times Democrat: 3-12-1892

L. J. Clyatt, one of the efficient members of the clerical force in the United States Land Office, has returned from Long Pond, where he has been on a brief visit to relatives. The Clyatt brothers own a fine stock farm at Long Pond, which is destined to pay them handsomely someday. It is said to be one of the finest places in Levy County. Source: Gainesville Daily Sun: 1-4-1905

Mrs. Shands of Bronson was a guest of Miss Leila Shands part of last week. Source: Levy Times Democrat: 3-12-1892



































Montbrook

History

Tidbits:

Miss LenaWade left a few days ago for DeLand to take a course preparatory to teaching. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 7-12-1901

Mrs. M. I. Jones has gone to Tacoma to see her sister, who is very sick. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 3-1-1901








































Morriston

Tidbits:

Dr. Berry of Newberry has lumber on ground for a new residence. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 11-23-1899

Mrs. J. A. Mann and children of Rockwell were the guests of her parents during Thanksgiving. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 12-5-1912

Mr. Jonson, the conductor for the D. B. Morrison Co., spent Friday and Saturday visiting friends and relatives at Jacksonville and Baldwin. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 12-5-1912

E. A. Osborne returned home Friday night from his extended visit to the Carolinas. His many friends are glad to see him. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 10-3-1912

Miss Lillie Morrison of Inverness is the guest of Mrs. Flora McKay Morrison. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 10-3-1912











































Newtown/Newton

Tidbits:

Newtown…W. J. Epperson, a merchant and naval stores producer of Newtown, Levy County, was among the visitors of the city yesterday. He states that the people in that section had a fine rain during the past week. Source: Gainesville Sun: 10-14-1909
















































Oak Vale

Tidbits:

Mr. A. M. Anderson and daughter, Marie returned last week from Mr. Anderson’s son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Briester of Jacksonville. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 7-1-1920

Mr. Brinson Swanson has joined the navy and has gone to some naval station. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 7-1-1920

Mr. Melvin Boyer has gone to Leesburg and has work in the same garage as his brother Farrol. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 7-1-1920

Oak Vale…Mr. Lionel Robinson of Williston, spent Sunday with the R. H. Reddick family. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 7-1-1920

Oak Vale…Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Larson of Raleigh spent Thursday with Mrs. W. F. King and Percy Larson. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 7-1-1920

Oak Vale…Mrs. Vivian Whitehurst and children spent several days last week with Mrs. Whitehurst’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Anderson. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 7-1-1920










































Phoenix/Phenix

Tidbits:

C. C. Rawls of Phenix was in town today. He says he will fence in part of his grove and raise oranges wheter it freezes or not. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 2-14-1899

Mrs. T. S. Sistrunk and daughter, Mrs. J. S. Blitch, of Phenix, are visiting Mr. S. F. Sistrunk, their son and brother. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 10-23-1899

Henry Sistrunk has returned from a visit to his parants at Phenix. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 7-31-1900

C. C. Rawls of Elmwood and Chas. H. Kagey, of Phenix were at the Montezuma yesterday. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 7-20-1899









































Raleigh

Tidbits:

T. J. Cone, the sawmill man of Raleigh, was a visitor here yesterday. He is still running his mill, but the weather has greatly interfered with his logging team getting logs to the mill. Source: Gainesville Daily Sun: 8-11-1909











































Rosewood

Tidbits:

Rosewood…Mrs. C. M. Jacobs, the wife of our merchant prince, went to Cedar Key, Sunday night to attend the show that was advertised for Monday. As the show did not show up, Mrs. J. was, no doubt, much disappointed, as well as quite a number of others. Source: Levy County Democrat: 3-26-1891

Rosewood… The Hazzards have moved from Sumner to Tallahassee, the Bushnells will move to Jacksonville in a few weeks, and I and everybody else intend to move someday, signed Uncle Will. Source: Levy County Democrat: 3-26-1891

Rosewood…Mrs. Comfort returned from Bronson Friday to her home here, after quite a protracted visit to her daughter, Mrs. H. V. Coarsey. Source: Levy Times Democrat: 3-26-1891












































Williston


Tidbits:

Mr. Benj. Tyner spent Monday in Gainesville on Business.. Source:Ocala Evening News:  8-22-1906

Mrs. Dr. J. M. Willis and son Earle, are at Worthington Springs spending their vacation. Source: Ocala Evening News: 8-22-1906

D. B. Morrison of Morriston, spent Sunday here. Source: Ocala Evening Star: 8-22-1906





































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