Shelby  County  Indiana
Newspaper  Articles


The  Kokomo  Tribune
Oct 12, 1934
Page 2
Frees Aged Woman
Indianapolis, Oct 12
          An appeal to the state supreme court by an 80-year-old Shelbyville woman, convicted in the Shelby circuit court on a liquor charge, was successful today following a reversal of judgment.  The high court held that  Mrs. Sarah B. Wood, convicted of possessing liquor and a still was not guilty because of lack of sufficient evidence.
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin

The  Indianapolis  Star
May 12, 1916
Page 4   Column 2
          SHELBYVILLE -- Directors of the Chamber of Commerce have selected  Carroll R. Woods  of Hammond as secretary-manager of the Chamber of commerce here, and he is expected to begin his work here in about two weeks.  He is 28 years old and now is secretary of the Chamber of Commerce at Hammond.
Contributed by Virginia Latta Curulla

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday, March 7, 1911
Page 1
          Mrs. Garner Woods  and son are guests of friends in Franklin.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Democrat
Shelbyville, Ind.
Wednesday, August 11, 1920
Former Local Pastor Accepts Pastorate
of New Albany Tabernacle..
           Rev. and Mrs. S. Holmes Wood  and family, of New Salem, Ind., have arrived here for a visit with friends before going to their new residence in New Albany, Ind., where Rev. Wood has accepted the pastorate of the Tabernacle Baptist church of that place.
          The family is well known in this city and community.  Rev. Wood having served as pastor of the Lewis Creek Baptist and the Wilson Baptist churches a number of years ago, and resided in Shelbyville.  He accepted the call to the New Salem church, and has served two years as [the article continues].
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Republican
Thursday June 5, 1873
Page 3 column 3
          On Thursday, May 29th, 1873 at the residence of the bride’s mother, by Rev. George Sluter, Mr. James Walker, of Bloomington, Indiana, to Miss Lillie B. Wood, of this city.  A portion of very delicious cake accompanied the above notice in commemoration of the event, which was satisfactorily discussed by our entire force, and for which James and Lillie received our hearty congratulations.  Long and happy may they live.
Contributed by Barb Huff

The  Shelby  Volunteer
Thursday, November 27, 1862
NOTICE  is hereby given that the undersigned has been appointed Administrator of the estate of  William Wood, late of Shelby County, Indiana, deceased.  Said estate is supposed to be solvent.
ENOCH  WOOD,      
          November 23, 1862

NOTICE  is hereby given that I will sell at public auction, on Saturday, the 20th day of December, 1862, at the late residence of  William Wood, in Shelby County, Indiana, deceased, all his personal property, not taken by the widow, consisting of Horses, Cattle, Hogs, Farming Utensils, &c.
          TERMS. --- All sums under three dollars, cash in hand, and all sums over three dollars a credit of twelve months will be given, the purchased giving his note with approved security, waiving valuation and appraisement laws.
ENOCH  WOOD,      
          November 22, 1862
Copied by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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