Thaxton – Thackston news items in D.C. (1900-1920)

From the Washington Times, Saturday, January 1, 1898:

Mr. Walter Thaxton, a prominent young business man of Lynchburg, died on Wednesday.

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From the Washington Times, Wednesday, 07 Aug 1901, Ruth Thackston Brockman (later Rogers) in Baltimore looks for her missing brother Broadus Thackston:

Seeking Two Runaway Boys

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One response to “Thaxton – Thackston news items in D.C. (1900-1920)

  1. LizBud

    Oh, I hadn’t seen this. This is my (great) aunt Ruth. After Mr. Brockman died (they had eloped; he was a medical student), she returned to Greenville, SC. Her brother, John Broadus Thackston was born 18 Jun 1885 in SC, died 9 Jan 1948 in Rocky Mount, Nash, North Carolina.

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