Col. Zachariah Edwards

The Standard
Cassville, Georgia
April 29, 1858, Page 2
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Death of Col. Edwards.

Died, on the 27th inst., at his residence, three miles South of this place of typhoid fever, Col. ZACHARIAH EDWARDS. –Col Edwards removed from Spartanburg District, S. C., to this county some [words obscured by fold] He was one of our best citizens.  A zealous Christian, a member of the Baptist Church, and his death will not only prove an irretrievable loss to his family, but to the church and to this community also.

He died as he lived—an honest man, and a Christian—“The noblest work of God.”


August 26, 1858
Page 3

Executrix’s Sale.

Agreeably to an order of the Ordinary of Cass county, will be sold before the Court House door in the town of Cassville, on the 1st Tuesday in November next, within the legal hours of sale, the following property, to-wit:

The land and negroes belonging to the Estate of Zachariah Edwards, deceased.  The land contains about 260 acres, is comfortably improved, having a good dwelling house and all necessary improvements; well watered; has excellent orchards of choice fruit on it.  The plantation lies upon Nance’s Creek, four miles west of Cartersville.  The Rail Road constitutes the eastern boundary.  The residence is situated on a beautiful elevation, commanding a full view of the Rail Road.  This place can be bought at private sale, but if not sold before it will be sold at the above time.

On Wednesday and Thursday succeeding sale-day, will be sold at the residence of the deceased, a good stock of cattle, hogs, sheep, horses, mules, and farming implements; also the corn, wheat, &c; also, a carriage, buggy, and harness; also the household and kitchen furniture, and a variety of things.  Terms made known on the day of sale.

Nancy Edwards, Executrix.
Aug. 26



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