Albert Ferrell, Big Left Hand Branch, Big Sulphur, Big Ugly Creek, Clinton Ferrell, farming, genealogy, Hamlin, history, Jeff Miller, John Bell, John Mullins, Keenan Toney, Lincoln County, Lincoln Monitor, Milt Ferrell, oil, Philip Hager, pneumonia, tobacco, Toney, U.S. South, West Virginia
“Golden Rod,” a local correspondent from Big Ugly Creek in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Lincoln Monitor printed on Thursday, March 19, 1914:
Clinton Ferrell, Milton Ferrell, Jeff Miller, and a number of other members from this community attended the regular weekly meeting of the Red Men at Toney this week.
Keenan Toney, one of our very best farmers is kept busy these days looking after a bunch of about 130 head of fine calves.
John Bell is very ill with pneumonia. This makes the fourth attack which the young man has had of this malady.
Albert Ferrell has just returned home from Hamlin where he served on the petit jury at the recent term of circuit court.
The oil well drillers on Big Left Hand Branch have gone down about 1400 feet to date.
John Mullins has moved to the Philip Hager place at the mouth of Big Sulphur. Mr. Mullins is making the old place shine.
Milton Ferrell and boys are sowing their tobacco beds this week.