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James Bryson is Dead

“James Bryson, a once prominent citizen of Portsmouth, died a few days ago at Brick Union, Kentucky, opposite Haverhill, aged 71 years.” “Mr. Bryson many years ago erected a flour mill near where the Grand Opera House now stands and afterwards operated a distillery in Kentucky as a member of the firm Brown, Bryson & …


The Sudden Demise of John McElhaney

John McElhaney, well-known in this city, where he resided for many years, died very suddenly at his residence, in Lewis county, Kentucky, six miles from Portsmouth, last Thursday morning, at seven o’clock, of rheumatism of the heart, in his fifty-ninth year. He had been in his usual health, and his sudden death was a shock …

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Greenup Man Killed by Fall of Slate

“James Murphy, age 57 years, a well-known Greenup county man, was killed by a fall of slate in the mines of the Main Island Creek Coal Company at Barnabus, West Virginia, several days ago. The remains arrived in Ironton and were intrerred in Lawrence cemetery. Reverend Sampson conducted the funeral. This is the third member …


The Short Life of George Royal

“Just so drunk was George Royal that he staggered against Robert Foster, a youth from Carey’s Run, Saturday afternoon and then seized the lad by the throat and began choking him. Officer Harry Dunham happened along and picked up Royal and took him to the city jail.” George Royal’s World War I Draft Registration Card …

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Burns Fatal for Lewis County Child

“After having survived weeks of pain as a result of burns on her face and body from the abdomen up, little Margaret Ginn died unexpectedly yesterday at Haywood hospital. Margaret was 2 years old and the second youngest of the four daughters of Frank Ginn and Rose Ginn, who live at Salt Lick in Lewis …


The Passing of John Oscar Royal

“A former Portsmouth resident, John O. Royal, 72 of Cedarville Route 2, died Monday in a Xenia hospital.” “A native of Greenup County, Kentucky, he was a member of the South Shore Church of Christ. He was a retired employee of the Detroit Steel Corporation in New Boston.” “Surviving are his wife Hattie; three daughters, …

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