Obituaries—N Surnames
These obituaries were extracted from newspapers, the majority
from Glynn, McIntosh and Brantley Counties.


NABB, Willie (Buster) C.
The Brunswick News; Thursday 1 April 1976


            The funeral for Willie (Buster) C. Nabb who died Tuesday at the local hospital will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Pine Haven Baptist Church.  Interment will follow in Palmetto Cemetery.  Full military rites will be performed.
            Chapman's Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


NALL, John Van Buren Jr.
Times-Picayune (New Orleans, LA); Sunday 23 January 1944; pg. 23 col. 4


            Miami, Fla.—Major Daniel Iverson, Jr., Marine flier who won the Navy Cross and Silver Star for heroism in the Pacific area, was killed today in a plane collision at Vero Beach naval training base, his father was informed.
            The announcement said Iverson’s plane struck another while diving on a sleeve target.
            Iverson was the son of the Rev. Daniel Iverson, pastor of the Westminster Presbyterian church of Miami.
            Cited for gallantry in the Battle of Midway, where he was wounded, Iverson was again decorated for a series of attacks on Japanese shipping.  [His plane returned to Midway with 219 bullet holes and made a perfect landing on only one wheel according to a news article printed almost one year prior to when Daniel died—ALH]


Times-Picayune (New Orleans, LA); Monday 24 January 1944; pg. 9 col. 1

            Miami, Fla., Jan. 23—Ensign John Van Buren Nall, Jr. of Petal, Miss., was killed in the flight collision which also claimed the life of Major Daniel Iverson, Jr., the navy reported today.
            Planes piloted by the men collided while diving on a sleeve target near the Vero Beach Naval Training Base yesterday.  Both men were attached to the base.
            Iverson was the son of the Rev. Daniel Iverson, pastor of the Shenandoah Presbyterian church of Miami.  He was a Marine Corps veteran of the battle of Midway, for which he was awarded the navy cross [sic] and the Guadalcanal campaign, for which he won the silver star.  Funeral services will be held here tomorrow.
            Nall was the son of Mr. and Mrs. J.V.B. Nall of Petal.


NATHANS, Maj. Isaac
The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA); Tuesday 23 April 1861; pg. 5 col. 4

NATHANS—In Quincy, Florida, on the 10th of April, Major Isaac Nathans, aged 78 years and 3 months, formerly a resident of this city.


NATHANS, Josephine Rebecca
The Brunswick News; Tuesday 6 December 1910; pg. 1 col. 2


            Miss Joe Nathan, after an illness covering several months, passed peacefully to rest this morning at 1:45 o’clock at the residence of her sister, Mrs. T.F. Smith, on Grant street. Miss Nathan, as stated, has been a sufferer for many months, and although everything possible was done for her, it was to no avail, and for the past few weeks she has been gradually growing weaker and her death has been expected for the past few days.
            Miss Nathan has been a resident of Brunswick for many years and has a large circle of friends who will be grieved to learn of her death. She is survived by two sisters, Mrs. T.F. Smith and Mrs. Rosa Franklin, of this city, and one brother, J.S. Nathan, of New York. A large number of other relatives also survive her.
            Funeral arrangements had not been completed up to The News’ press hour, but the funeral will probably occur tomorrow. Out-of-town relatives will be notified this morning.
            The News joins the many other friends in extending condolence to the relatives of the deceased.


The Brunswick News; Wednesday 7 December 1910; pg. 1 col. 3


            The store of A. Kaiser & Bro. will be closed this morning during the hour of the funeral of Miss Joe Nothan [sic]. For many years Miss Nathan was the head clerk in this well-known store and it is out of respect to her that the store will be closed today during the funeral, which will be attneded [sic] by the managers and most of the clerks of the establishment.


The Brunswick News; Thursday 8 December 1910; pg. 1 col. 1

FUNERAL OCCURRED YESTERDAY—Remains of Miss Joe Nathan Laid to Rest in Oak Grove

            Funeral services over the remains of Miss Joe Nathan were held yesterday morning at 10:30 o’clock at the Presbyterian church, Rev. F.D. Thomas officiating. A large number of friends of this most estimable woman attended the funeral.
            The interment was in Oak Grove cemetery. The following gentlemen acted as pallbearers: A.C. Banks, H.[?]R. Hopkins, T.J. Wright, LH. Haym, L.T. McKinnon and J.A. Butts.
            The death of Miss Nathan has caused genuine sorrow among her many friends, made during her long residence in Brunswick. She removed to this city from Quincy, Fla., many years ago, and was well-known and loved by an unusually large circle of friends.


Advertiser & Appeal; Vol. 2 No. 45; Wednesday 2 May 1877; pg. 3, col. 2

BOATS UPSETTINGCASUALTIESOn Thursday last, Mr. U. Dart, Jr., wife, and baby, Mr. J.E. Dart, Thos. O'Connor, and four negro menall in Mr. D.'s sail boat, were upset in Back River by a sudden gust of wind.  The party, with remarkable presence of mind, clung to the boat, and after drifting five hours, succeeded in getting to the marsh, from whence they were taken three hours later by the steam tug "Hamilton", and carried to St. Simons Island.  Their escape from a watery grave was almost miraculous.
            The day following, one Nelson, a sailor was proceeding down our bay, with two negroes in the boat, when he was struck by a wave and knocked overboard, and although a good swimmer, he drowned.  Only recently he quite one of the pilot boats, saying it was a dangerous life to lead.  Alas!  We often think ourselves most secure when danger lurks nearest to us.
            Since writing the above, the body of Mr. Nelson was picked up by one of our pilot boats and brought up to the city.  A jury of inquest returned a verdict of "accidental drowning."


NELSON, Dolly E. (Ivey)
The Brunswick News; Wednesday 27 July 1927; pg. 8 col. 4


            Mrs. Dolly Ivy Nelson, old and beloved resident of Brunswick, passed away at her home on Prince street at 1:15 o'clock this morning after a long illness.  While her condition had been serious for only the past four or five weeks, Mrs. Nelson has been ill for the past six months.
            The deceased has resided in Brunswick practically all of her life.  She was born in Mitchell county, Ga., September 27, 1859, and therefore was in her sixty-eighth year.  She removed to Brunswick when quite young and has since resided here.  She was known and loved by an unusually large circle of friends, and while her death was expected, it has nevertheless, caused genuine sorrow.  Sweet of disposition, a pleasing manner, and kind and gentle, Mrs. Nelson made friends of all with whom she came in contact.
            The deceased is survived by two children, Mrs. C.M. Peddicord and Miss Mattie Nelson, both of this city.
            The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the family residence, 1203 Prince street, Rev. Royal K. Tucker, of St. Mark's Episcopal church, conducting the services, with Undertaker Miller in charge of the funeral.  The interment will be in Palmetto cemetery.  The following will act as pall bearers:  W.F Symons, A.O. Townsend, R.L. Phillips, J.T. Whittle, M.B. McKinnon and J.L. Andrews.


NELSON, James F. Jr.
The Brunswick Times-Advertiser; Monday 23 July 1894; pg. 1 cols. 3-4

ASSASSINATED!—Conductor Jim Nelson Foully Murdered—Shot Down on His Train While Trying to Pacify a Drunken Rabble—To Be Buried in Brunswick.

            Jim Nelson is dead!
            Shot and killed instantly by a cowardly negro while performing his duty.
            This was the message that saddened the hearts of Brunswick people this morning.
            Train No. 3, 1st section, on the Brunswick and Western railroad left Brunswick last night at 7:45, twenty minutes late on account of the large excursion party which had spent the day here.  Conductor J.F. Nelson was in charge of the train.
            A large crowd of negroes were on board, and the usual number of them drunk beyond control.
            Conductor Nelson, having collected tickets, passed through the train on his way to the baggage car.  As he passed through the colored coach a white man, Mr. Higgs, and a negro, were standing in the isle of the car quarrelling.  The negro was flourishing a pistol, and making threats.  Conductor Nelson spoke to him saying, “you must put up the pistol, or you may hurt some one.”  The negro did not reply, and Conductor Nelson started on to the baggage car.  He had gone about ten feet, when the negro deliberately raised his pistol and fired, the ball striking Conductor Nelson in [the] left side of [his] back, and entered his heart killing him almost instantly.
            The man who fired the cowardly shot pulled the ball cord and brought the train to a stop within a minute after the deed was done, and with a number of other negroes who were in the car made a break for the woods.
            Engineer Jno. Farmer rushed from cab to the coach when he learned the cause of the stop, and raised the form of the murdered man in his arms, where he died in a short time.  The body was carried to the baggage car and taken to Albany.
            The shooting occurred at the thirty-four post, midway between Lulaton and Nahunta.
            The negro is said to be well-known, and lives at Hisford’s still.
            As soon as information could be gotten to Waycross, W.S. Crawford, yardmaster at Waycross, and Sheriff Miller left by special train with bloodhounds for the the [sic] scene of the escape.  Considerable trouble was experienced, as the dogs would invariably return to the railroad track, after going out into the swamps a few hundred feet.  Mr. Crawford and Sheriff Miller are determined though and will stick to the trail until the dastardly assassin is caught.
            Several negroes were arrested at Nahunta this morning and carried to Waycross, where they will be held until the guilty one is apprehended.
            Superintendent Haines was in Jacksonville, but upon hearing of the murder, came to Waycross at once, where he is now, and every effort will be exhausted to run the criminal down.  The murderer will doubtless be caught, and summarily dealt with.
            Conductor Nelson came up from St. Simon yesterday at noon, having been there with his wife for ten days on a vacation.  He was accompanied by his sister-in-law, Miss Mayo, and spent the afternoon at the Ocean House, and mingled with his friends, being in the same happy, good-natured mood that one always found him.
            When he left last night, it was his his [sic] first regular trip since his vacation.
            Miss Mayo was in the rear sleeper attached to the train, but was not apprised of her brother-in-law’s sad death until this morning when they reached Albany, where the remains were taken.
            A steamer was sent to St. Simon this morning to bring Mrs. Nelson to Brunswick, where a special train had been provided to take her to Albany.
            The news was gently broken to her, and she was completely prostrated with grief.  A large number of ladies from the island accompanied her to the city, and several went to Albany on the special train.
            Jim Nelson was a man whom every one liked.  Always smiling, kind and gentle, and ever ready to serve his fellow man, true to his employes [sic], he numbered his friends by the score.  No sadder event has ever occurred in this section.  He was popular with every one, and the sympathy of the entire city goes out to his grief-stricken wife and relations.
            Mr. Nelson was about thirty-two years of age and was born in this city.  His residence has been in Albany since his marriage there, about four years ago.
            THE FUNERAL—THE TIMES-ADVERTISER received a message from Mr. John C. Lehman, who accompanied Mrs. Nelson to Albany, stating that the funeral services will be held at the residence of Mr. Hiram Read, this city, in the morning at ten o’clock.
            The remains will reach Brunswick at 8 o’clock this evening on a special train and will be interred tomorrow morning in Oak Grove cemetery, beside the grave of his father.


The Brunswick Times-Advertiser; Tuesday 24 July 1894; pg. 1 col. 6

JIM NELSON’S FUNERAL—Buried Beside His Father in Oak Grove This Morning.

            The special train bearing the remains of Conductor J.F. Nelson, arrived last night over the B. & W., at 8 o’clock.  Messrs. Thos. Mayo, J.D. Embry and W.E. Smith, of Albany, and Geo. W. Coates, Mark Verdery and John C. Lehman accompanied the remains to Brunswick.
            The remains were taken to the residence of Mr. Read.
            At nine o’clock this morning the funeral services were conducted at Mr. Read’s residence by Rev. J.M. Lovett.
            The remains were taken to Oak Grove cemetery, where they were laid to rest by loving hands, by the side of his father.
            The pallbearers were Messrs. Geo. W. Coates, Tom Welsch, John Farmer, R.S. Wells, J.T. Embry, and John C. Lehman.
            A large crowd of his brother employees and friends attended the last sad rites.
            Mrs. Nelson and her mother, Mrs. Mayo, were so prostrated that they could not accompany the remains to Brunswick.

ON THE TRAIL—Conductor Nelson’s Murderer Still at Large Johnson is the Man.

            Nothing has been left undone to facilitate the capture of the negro Johnson who so brutally shot Conductor Jim Nelson.  The B. & W. officials have been especially ready to give aid to the officers of the law.  The entire section is aroused and Johnson is almost sure to be apprehended.  The sheriff of Ware is out in the woods and large bodies of men are scouring the whole section.
            Several negroes have been arrested, but so far Johnson has evaded the law.
            If caught, he will probably be lynched.
            LATER—The latest news from the scene is that Johnson was seen to swim across the Satilla river at some point in Wayne county this morning.  The parties who saw him did not know he was wanted.  However, the searching party came along and heard that he had passed and he is now completely surrounded, and will probably be apprehended before night.


The Brunswick Times-Advertiser; Friday 27 July 1894; pg. 1 col. 6

THE MURDERER—Of Conductor Nelson Still at Large, but Officers After Him.

            Several negroes have been arrested on suspicion that they were Tom Johnson, the murderer of Conductor Nelson, but up to last night no trace of Johnson has been accomplished.  The sheriff of Ware county has kept a large posse on the look out, and in all the adjoining counties the sheriffs are ready to co-operate with him.  It is now believed that Johnson is in the Okeefenokee swamp, in hiding near the place of his father’s home.


NELSON, James F. Sr.
The Brunswick Daily Times; Friday 15 March 1889

DEATH OF HON. J.F. NELSON—Former Citizen of Brunswick Dies in Florida—A Biographical Sketch of Deceased.  The Funeral to Take Place in this City To-Day, With Masonic Honors.

            Mr. E.A. Nelson, the popular clerk and treasurer of this city, left Tuesday morning for Orlando, Fla., to attend the bedside of his father, Hon. J.F. Nelson, who was reported as quite ill.
            Last evening a telegram was received from him by Mr. A.T. Putnam, announcing his father’s death, and state that the remains will be brought to the city for interment this afternoon.
            Hon. J.F. Nelson had a large circle of friends in this city, who will be shocked and saddened by this intelligence.
            Mr. Nelson was born in Twiggs count, Georgia on the 30th day of August, 1833.  He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Nelson, who remained in that county until the early part of August 1887, when they disposed of their landed interests and moved to Houston county, two miles from Perry.  Here it was that Mr. Nelson was reared, he remaining on the farm until he had attained his 21st year, when he moved to Perry and engaged in the mercantile business for a short while, during which he was wedded to Miss Martha Sumaford [sic].  He then retired from business and started a school, which he conducted for several years, finally closing it and moving from Perry to Medway, in Dooly county, where he founded the Medway academy, to which for quite a while he devoted his whole time and attention, but finally yielding to the persuasion of his brother-in-law, Mr. N.C. Greer, he closed the academy, and moved with his family to Dawson, and once more engaged in school-teaching, which he quit in order to enter the mercantile business with Mr. M.L. Burney, under the firm name of Burney & Nelson, finally retiring from the firm in 1870, when he moved to Brunswick and opened a store on the corner of Bay and Monk streets.  Shortly after his arrival in this city he was elected as an alderman, and held that office during the years 1871, ’74, ’75 and ’76, and in the year 1877 he was elected mayor, holding that honorable position during 1877 and 1878, retiring that year in favor of Mr. John B. Habersham.  But his name was once more placed before the people for that office in 1880, when he was elected by a large majority of votes, and succeeded himself at the next election, retiring at that time until the year 1884, when he was elected city clerk and treasurer, holding that position until January 1, 1888, when his health began to fail him, and he was forced to retire for rest.  He was succeeded by his son, Mr. E.A. Nelson, who is now filling that position.  During that period he commenced the erection of the Ocean hotel, but before completing that structure he disposed of his store and devoted all of his energy in that direction.  The hotel, when completed, was leased to Mr. Hewitt, afterward to several parties, until two years ago, when it was sold to Afton B. Cook & Co.  Mr. Nelson, as before [section cut off] of clerk and stated [section cut off], 1888 when he retired on account of his health, and moved to Orlando, Fla., where he remained until the time of his death.  The news of his death, while not unexpected, was received with deep regret by the entire community.  His life will always be remembered by those who knew him, as one spent in helping those in trouble.  To these he always extended an open hand, and by these his memory will always be cherished as one who never turned the needy from his door.
            The remains will be interred this afternoon, at 2:30 o’clock, with Masonic honors, by Ocean lodge 214, F.A.M., of which he was a member.  The mayor and council will attend the funeral in a body.
            The service will be conducted by Rev. E.Z.F. Golden, from the Methodist church.
            Deceased leaves a wife, a mother, and four children to mourn his loss.  The children are:  Mrs. H. Dickson, of Orlando, Fla.; Mr. E.A. Nelson, of this city; Mr. J.F. Nelson, conductor on the Brunswick and Western Railroad, and Mr. William Nelson, of New York.


NELSON, Martha Ann (Summerford)
The Macon Telegraph (Macon, GA); Tuesday 24 November 1891; pg. 1 col. 6

BURIAL OF MRS. NELSON—BRUNSWICK, Nov. 23.—[Special.]—The remains of Mrs. J.F. Nelson, mother of E.A. Nelson, city clerk and treasurer, were brought here today from Orlando, Fla., and interred, the Rev. Z.F. Golden conducting the burial ceremony.  The services were largely attended, the Nelson family holding an enviable position in the hearts of Brunswickians.


NELSON, Peter  (Capt.)
The Enquirer-Sun (Columbus, GA); Thursday 23 June 1892; pg. 2 col. 3

            Capt. Peter Nelson, a prominent citizen of Brunswick, was run over about 8 o’clock Monday night, by an East Tennessee switch engine and killed.  The body was horribly mangled.  The deceased has lived in Brunswick for a number of years, and had been master of several steamers.

The Weekly Constitution (Atlanta, GA); Tuesday 28 June 1892
Transcribed by Linda Blum-Barton for the USGenWeb Glynn County Archives

Brunswick, GA., June 20.— Captain Peter Nelson, of the steamer Angie Nellie, was run over by a switch engine on the East Tennessee road tonight and instantly killed.  Captain Nelson was headed for the steamer, and it is presumed he stumbled on the track.  No one on the train knew of the accident and it left the city for the new docks.  Later a negro found the body.  The head, shoulders and breast were cut completely from the lower limbs.  Nelson was formerly captain of the St. Simon's steamer, and was known to every summer visitor to the island.


NEPHEW, Peter James
Darien Gazette;
Vol. 1 No. 13; Monday 18 January 1819; pg. 3 col. 3

            Died, on the 29th ult. PETER JAMES NEPHEW, at the interesting age of 23 years, only son of James Nephew, esq.  To a parent, the bereavement of such a support is not easily discerned.  The anguish of tender and affectionate sisters is equally distressing.  He was a faithful son, a kind brother, a generous friend, and it cannot be denied that he was free from the many youthful indiscretions which characterise [sic] the present age.  He died in the hope of mercy through his Redeemer.


NEUGASS, Amelia (Gershon)
The Brunswick News; Monday 22 June 1953; pg. 10 col. 3


            Information was received here today of the death of Mrs. Henry Neugass, the former Miss Amelia Gershon, who passed away last night in Baltimore.  She resided in New York, and had been ill for many months.
            Mrs. Neugass was a first cousin of Jack J. and Miss Helen Lissner of this city, and had frequently visited here where she was known by a large number of friends.  Other survivors include a sister, Mrs. C.A. Levy, and an aunt, Mrs. B.A. Loveman both of Baltimore.
            Funeral services will be held Tuesday in New York.


The Brunswick News; Wednesday 16 September 1987; pg. 3A, col. 3

            Ina S. Newman, 81, of Blythe Island, died Tuesday at Glynn-Brunswick Memorial Hospital after an extended illness.
            Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home with the Revs. Kenneth Wilbanks and Don Patterson officiating.  Burial will be in Palmetto Cemetery.
            Active pallbearers will be L.A. Jackson, Ralph Jackson, Hubert Harrison, D.L. Ferguson, W.H. Cowman and John Cowan.  Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. H.D. Jones, Dr. A.W. Strickland, Eddie Roberts, Bill Blalock, Richard Griffis and the Homebound Department of Blythe Island Baptist Church.
            The family will receive friends at the funeral home tonight between 7 and 8:30 o'clock.
            Surviving are a son, Terry O. Newman of Blythe Island; a daughter, Ellen N. Howard of Jacksonville, Fla.; a sister Mary Crews of Brunswick; four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
            Mrs. Newman was a native of Waverly and had been a resident of Glynn County for the past 62 years.  She was a member of Blythe Island United Methodist Church.
            Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


NEWSOME, Molly Caroline (Mosley)
The Brunswick News; Monday 2 April 1951; pg. 10 col. 6


            Funeral services for Mrs. Mollie Caroline Newsome, who died at a hospital in Darien Saturday after an illness of several weeks, were held yesterday afternoon at the Salvation Army chapel with Captain C.L. Butler officiating.
            Burial followed in Palmetto Cemetery, and Miller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
            Mrs. Newsome, who was 54 years old, was a native of Metter and had resided in Brunswick since 1926.
            She is survived by her husband, W.A. Newsome; two sons, E.R. Newsome of Lakeworth, Fla., and A.J. Newsome of Brunswick; a daughter, Mrs. Rufus Butler of Savannah; two brothers, J.H. Mosley of Fernandina and King A. Mosley of Jacksonville.


NEWTON, E.A.  (Mrs. J.C.)
The Brunswick News; Sunday 19 May 1907; pg. 1 col. 4

DIED LAST NIGHT—Mrs. J.C. Newton Passed Away at 11 O’clock at Her Home on Newcastle St

            After a very brief illness, Mrs. J.C. Newton, wife of J.C. Newton, the commercial broker, passed away at her home on Newcastle street, at 11 o’clock last night. The deceased had only been indisposed a few days and her sudden death was due to heart failure.
            The remains will be carried to the old home of her parents for interment. Mrs. Newton leaves a husband and a small child to mourn her loss. The members of the family will have the sympathy of their friends in their sad bereavement.


NEWTON, Mary E. (Pritchard)
Advertiser & Appeal; Saturday 26 August 1882; pg. 6 col. 2

            Died, on yesterday morning in this city, Mrs. Mary E. Newton.  The funeral will take place this morning at 10 a.m., from the residence of her brother, Jno. R. Franklin.


NIGHTINGALE, Ellen Douglas (Hazlehurst)
Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003; The Atlanta Constitution; 2 May 1924


            Brunswick, Ga., May 1—Mrs. William Nightingale, 74, and one of Brunswick’s best known citizens, died at her home here this morning after an illness of 10 days.
            She was a member of one of the best known families in this section and had resided in Brunswick and Glynn county practically all of her life.  Before her marriage she was Miss Ellen Hazlehurst.
            She is survived by six children, Miss Frances Nightingale, Mrs. James M. Rhett, of New York; Mrs. J.P. Woodriff, of Somerset, Va.; William Nightingale, of Jacksonville, and Nat and Douglas Nightingale, of this city.


NIGHTINGALE, Frances Nicolau
The Brunswick News; Monday 15 November 1948; pg. 8 col. 3


            Miss Frances N. Nightingale, a sister of Nat Nightingale of Brunswick, died Saturday in Peterborough, N.H.
            The oldest daughter of William Nightingale and Mrs. Ellen D. Hazlehurst Nightingale, she lived the greater part of her life in New York, where she founded the Nightingale-Bamford School for Girls.  IN recent years her home has been in New Hampshire.
            Miss Nightingale will be buried in Oak Grove cemetery here.  Arrangements for the family committal service have not been completed.
            Survivors are two other brothers, William Nightingale of Gordonsville, Va., and Douglas Nightingale of Savannah; three sisters, Mrs. James M. Rhett of Summit, N.J., and Mrs. Jeffray P. Woodriff of Somerset, Va., and Miss Virginia Nightingale of Savannah.


NIGHTINGALE, John Alsop King
The Brunswick News; Wednesday 27 December 1911; pg. 1 col. 5

JOHN K. NIGTENGALE DEAD—Passed Away Monday After a Long and Lingering Illness.

            Mr. John K. Nightengale [sic] passed away Monday afternoon at 1 o’clock at his room, at the residence of Mrs. Laura Hine on Union street, after an illness extending over a period of several months.  It was realized weeks ago that his condition was very serious and the end has been expected for the past few weeks.
            The deceased is survived by a widow and four children, Mrs. C.K. Lennig, of Philadelphia, Mr. P.M. Nightengale and Misses Maud and Marie Nighttengale [sic] of this city, two sisters, Mrs. Robert Troup and Mrs. G.D. Harrison, of New York, and one brother, Mr. William Nightingale [sic], of this city.
            Mr. Nightingale has been a resident of Brunswick for many years and he was well known and popular among an unusually large number of friends, who will regret to learn of his death.  He was a member of Oglethorpe lodge, Knights of Pythias and also a Confederate veteran, and delegations from both of these organizations attended the funeral, which was held yesterday afternoon at 2:30 from St. Marks Episcopal church, Rev. R.E. Boykin officiating.
            The funeral cortege was a large one many friends following the remains to their resting place in Oak Grove cemetery to pay a last tribute.  The following gentlemen acted as pallbearers:  C.W. Wylly, J.E. duBignon, honorary; A.J. Crovatt, J.S. Dunwody, J.E. Dubberly, J.J. Spear, W.H. Berrie, J.T. Lambright.


NIGHTINGALE, Joseph Corlis "Charlie"
Advertiser & Appeal; Vol. 1, No. 34; Wednesday 24 November 1875; pg. 1, col. 2

            The friends of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Nightengale will be pained to hear of the death of their little son.  In company with other members of the family, the little one was returning home from a visit North, where he had been taken for the benefit of his health, when a "run off" occurred, instantly killing him and wounding other passengers.
             Stricken parents,
            "Weep not for these
             Who sink within the arms of death,
             Ere yet the chilling wintry breath
            Of sorrow o'er them blows."


NIGHTINGALE, Maria Heyward (Troup)
The Brunswick News; Monday 6 May 1935; pg. 8 col. 2


            Mrs. Maria Heyward Troup Nightingale, 83, widow of the late John K. Nightingale, prominent and well known Brunswick woman, died suddenly today at her home on Halifax square.  Mrs. Nightingale had been in her usual good health up to the time of her death.  She was stricken suddenly, and it was stated her death was due to a heart attack.
            The deceased, who was born in Glynn county, at which is known as Elizafield, had resided in this city all of her life and was a member of one of the oldest and most prominent Glynn county families, being a member of the Heyward and Troup families, who were among the early prominent residents of the county and who for years were closely identified with the progress and development of this section.
            Besides a large number of relatives here and elsewhere, Mrs. Nightingale is survived by four children, P. Miller Nightingale of this city, Mrs. Charles Lennig of Langborne, Pa., Mrs. Maude Crovatt and Mrs. Marie Hughes, of this city.  A number of grandchildren also survive.
            Funeral arrangements had not been completed this afternoon, pending arrival of some of the children. Mr. Nightingale is at Fort Knox, Ky., with his family, and it is not known when he will arrive.  Mrs. Lennig is also expected to arrive to attend the funeral and definite funeral arrangements cannot be completed until the time of their arrival is known.


NIGHTINGALE, Mary Ray (King)
The New York Herald-Tribune (New York, NY); Tuesday 27 March 1894; pg. 7 col. 6

NIGHTINGALE—At Brunswick, Georgia, on the 24th day of March, in the 84th year of her age, Mary King, the wife of the late P.M. Nightingale, of Georgia, and the eldest daughter of the late John A. and Mary Ray King, of Jamaica, Long Island, New-York.


NOBLE, Minnie Lee (Parker)
The Brunswick News; Monday 14 December 1959; pg. 14 col. 5


        Mrs. Minnie Lee Parker Noble, 85, wife of R.L. Noble, Sr., died at her residence, 2327 Norwich Street, yesterday after a brief illness.
        Funeral services will be held at the Advent Christian Church tomorrow morning at 11 o'clock with the Rev. Silas Aldridge, pastor, officiating, assisted by the Rev. Clayton Dillworth, pastor of the Hardison Memorial Advent Christian Church of Savannah.
        Interment will be in Palmetto Cemetery under the direction of the Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home.  Active pallbearers will be J.W. Meadows, Homer Wilson, Clair Jones, Alfred Spaulding, Herbert Hayman and Andrew Herring.  Honorary will be the trustees and members of the official board of the church.  The body will be placed in the church at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning.
        Mrs. Noble, a native of Macon, had resided in Brunswick for 80 years and had been a lifelong member of the Advent Christian Church.  She and Mr. Nobles celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary on Sept. 2.  She and Mr. Noble owned and operated a tourist home on Norwich Street, one of the first in Brunswick.
        Survivors include her husband, R.L. Noble; one daughter, Mrs. Edwin C. Hardison, Savannah; one son, R.L. Noble, Jr., Savannah; two half-sisters, Mrs. Harry Weidner and Mrs. J.M. Kent, St. Simons Island; one half-brother, Cecil Lamar Parker, Jacksonville; and three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.


NOBLE, Robert Lee, Sr.
The Brunswick News; Saturday 29 February 1964; pg. 12 col. 5


            Robert Lee Noble, Sr., 94, died yesterday at Candler Hospital in Savannah.
            A life-long resident of Brunswick, he is survived by a son, R.L. Noble, Jr., Savannah, chief probation officer, U.S. District Court, and a daughter, Mrs. Edwin C. Hardison, also of Savannah.  Other survivors are three grandchildren including Robert Noble of the Georgia Ports Authority, and seven great grandchildren.
            A licensed sea captain and pioneer of shrimping, Noble operated Noble's Tourist Home in Brunswick for more than 30 years at 2327 Norwich Street.
            A member of the Advent Christian Church of Brunswick for 70 years, he served as trustee and member of its official board for almost half a century.
            Funeral services will be tomorrow at 3:30 p.m. at the Advent Church with the Rev. Silas Aldridge, pastor, and the Rev. James C. Varnell of Trinity Methodist Church, Savannah, officiating.
            Active pallbearers:  Herbert Hayman, Clair Jones, Homer Wilson, J.W. Meadows, Alfred Spaulding and Frank Strickland.
            The official board of the church will serve as honorary pallbearers.  Burial will be in Palmetto Cemetery, in charge of Edo Miller & Sons Funeral Home.


NOBLE, Romaldus  (Dr.)
The Atlanta Constitution; Thursday 19 October 1876; col. 4


            Mrs. Sally Hudson, Miss Sarah M. Roberts, Mrs. Margaret E. Snow, Herbert L. Snow, Dosia Coston, sailor, name unknown, Henry F. Black, Isaac Christian, Netty Cohen, Dr. B.H. Hampton, Sam Chinaman, Henry Cox, Palmer Jones, Wm. R. Cozard, E.B. Courtney, Miss Louisa Hicks, Joseph Goodbread, Stringfellow, steward brig “Laura Gertrude,” sailor, name unknown, Fannie Waters, B.W.H. Davenport, E.W. Kelly, Lizzie Floyd, E.W. Cox, Almander [Alexander?] Peters, Gustave Peters, Mary Shrine, E. Moran, Katie Moran, Geo. Ray, E. Gatchell, Jno Slian, Wm. Kraus, Salvaorn Saverese, sailor, name unknown, M. Bartlett, Phillip Burchard, James Davis, Rosa C. Racetty, Alex A. Williams, Jno. Powers, B.E. Tenniman, ?E Golding, C.A. Bunkley, S.E. Moore, John Peters, Wm. Burns, J.T. Zeigler, C.L. Cole, Mrs. West, Seaborn Jones, C.E. Todt, Oscar Dover, Mrs. Thos. Borne, Mrs. Tuthill, E.C. Tuthill, Mrs. P.N. Blair, T.F. Smith, editor Appeal, Mrs. Margaret Hudson, Wm. Savage, A.J. Smith, lawyer, Chas. Sperr, Anna Bryant, Dr. Taber, Pat Hawkins, Tom Chinaman, Miss Lela Mason, Dr. R. Nobles, Mrs. Gray, W.F. Herzog, W.E. Jones, Eddy Woodwin, sailor, sailor, Thos. Peters, Salson? Green, J.W. Fowler, Mr. Morgan, Captain Roberts’ child.


The Brunswick News; Wednesday 8 December 1971; pg. 3A col. 4


            John Nobles, 75, died at the Brunswick hospital Sunday after an extended illness.
            He was a life long resident of Glynn County and a member of St. Athanasius Episcopal Church.
            Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Annie Nobles; two sons, William Nobles and John Nobles Jr.; four daughters, Mrs. Irene White, Mrs. Evelyn Johnson, Mrs. Gladys Puth and Mrs. Lucille Johnson; several nieces and nephews.
            Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Athanasius Episcopal Church with the Rev. Poitier officiating.  Interment will be in the Jerusalem Cemetery.
            Hall’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


NOBLES, Rosa B. (Rogers)
The Brunswick News; Friday 27 September 1991; pg. 3A col. 3


            Services for Rosa B. Rogers Nobles, 92, of Brunswick will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Johnson’s Temple First Born Church with the Rev. W.L. Johnson officiating.
            Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Mrs. Nobles died Sept. 22 at the Southeast Georgia Regional Medical Center after an extended illness.
            Pallbearers will be Willie Harris Sr., Julius Caine, Ernest Caine, Joe Dixon, Arthur Kenty, Willie Harris Jr., Fred Wrice, and Bernard McCloud.
            Honorary pallbearers are Eugene Grant, Tom Haugabook, Paul Lawrence, Roscoe Warren, and Martin Jackson.
            The body will be placed in the church an hour prior to services. The family will receive friends at the residence, 1416 Albany St.
            She is survived by a son, Warren Robinson of Miami, Fla.; two daughters, Clara L. Smith and Artie Mae Glover, both of Brunswick; a brother, McKinley Rogers of Brunswick; 38 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and other relatives.
            Mrs. Nobles was a native of Wayne County and had been a resident of Glynn County for most of her life. She was a member of Johnson’s Temple First Born Church.
            Collins’ Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


NOLAN, Alice (Baldwin)
The Brunswick News; Thursday 26 May 1927; pg. 3 col. 2


            After an illness of pneumonia which has extended over a period of fifteen weeks, Mrs. N.E. Nolan passed away shortly after 7 o’clock this morning at her home in Jacksonville, Fla.
            Deceased, who was before her marriage Miss Alice Baldwin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Baldwin, spent her early life in Brunswick.  Besides her parents she leaves a sister Mrs. T.F. Drew, of Macon and two children, Cecil and James, ages about eight and twelve.
            No funeral announcement has been made, but it is certain that the remains will be brought here for burial.


The Brunswick News; Friday 27 May 1927; pg. 6 col. 2


            The funeral of Mrs. N.E. Nolan, whose death in Jacksonville, Fla., was reported in these columns yesterday, will be held Sunday but arrangements have not been completed and will be announced in these columns Sunday morning.
            The remains reached the city at noon from Jacksonville and were taken to the undertaking parlors of deceased’s father, J.D. Baldwin, 1522 Richmond street.  Many beautiful floral offerings accompanied the remains from the Florida city and many have been sent by friends here.


The Brunswick News; Sunday 29 May 1927; pg. 8 col. 3


            The funeral of Mrs. N.E. Nolan will be held at 4 o’clock this afternoon from the undertaking parlors of her father, J.D. Baldwin, 1522 Richmond street, and services will be conducted by Father McOscar, of St. Francis Xavier Catholic church.  Interment will be in the family lot in Palmetto cemetery.  The death of this well known former resident, which occurred in Jacksonville, Fla., after battling with pneumonia for a period of fifteen weeks, is deeply deplored by her many friends here, where she spent her girlhood.
            Following will act as pallbearers:  J.C. Ligeour, A.M. Ross, F.S. Boifeuillet, Matthew McGarvey, R.V. Crine, J.M. Jones.


NUSSBAUM, William M.
The Brunswick News; Thursday 25 October 1934; pg. 8 col. 4


            William M. Nussbaum, for many years a leading business man of Brunswick, died at his home in Jacksonville a few days ago and was buried in Albany.
            Mr. Nussbaum resided in Brunswick for many years, being connected with the old firm of Albert Fendig & Co.  He removed to Jacksonville, however, a number of years ago, where he successfully engaged in the real estate business and where he was widely known.
            Mrs. Nussbaum, it was learned here, is also ill at her home, and was unable to attend the funeral of her husband.






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