Narrative of the Escape of W. B. Thompson – Indian Captivities

John W. B. Thompson’s story of “captivity” is really a captive story about being attacked by Seminole Indians at the Cape Florida Lighthouse he manned with what appears to be his slave. Written by him to let his friends know that he was alive, though crippled, the letter to the editor of the Charleston (S. C.) Courier details the frightful event of 23 July 1836. The Seminole Indians who attacked him likely pillaged the premise for supplies as they were taking their families into the marsh around Cape Florida where they were attempting to hide from the forced migration of their tribe to Oklahoma.



Early Residents of Butte, Montana

Among the prominent citizens of Butte is Dr E. D. Leavitt, a native of New Hampshire. He is a graduate of the Wesleyan University of Middletown, Connecticut, and Harvard Medical College. After passing three years in Colorado, beginning with the Pike’s Peak excitement of 1859, in 1862 he removed to Montana, where he has ever



Lloyd, Robert A. – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon At North Powder September 26, Robert A., infant son of T.J. and Alice A. Lloyd. Eastern Oregon Republican, Thursday October 2, 1890



Thomas M. Lloyd

Sergt., 120th Inf., Co. M, 30th Div. Born in Durham County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Lloyd. Husband of Mrs. M. T. Lloyd. Entered the service May 1, 1918, at Durham, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., and from there to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France April 17, 1918, Fought



Lloyd, Madge M. Colton Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Madge M. Colton Lloyd, 84, a former Baker City resident, died Aug. 24, 2004, in Yakima, Wash., after a prolonged illness. A celebration of her life will be announced at a later date. Services are tentatively scheduled for Sept. 15 in Baker City. Madge, the daughter of John and Nora (Gilkison) Colton,



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