Miscellaneous Thaxton – Thackston news items

This appears to describe an accident that befell William D. Thackston (1837-1920), son of John T. Thackston, grandson of Benjamin Thackston and Betty Chambers, great-grandson of James Thackston.  William lived in Wheeling, W.Va, and worked as a mill wright.

The Wheeling Intelligencer, 9 Mar 1868:

ThackstonWilliamAccident

 

Who is this?  From the Semi-weekly south Kentuckian (Hopkinsville, Ky.), 21 May 1886, under heading “Crofton, Ky. May 19, 1886”:

ThaxtonTimHouse

 

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