We are sorry to chronicle the death of Andrew Diggins, who died Wednesday, December 11, 1901, at one o'clock, aged 68 years, after a long illness with kidney trouble. He was a nice old gentleman and the father of a large family of adult children. The burial occured at Macedonia Thursday by Wetherholt.
Death of Andrew Diggins
Mr. Andrew Diggins departed this life at 1 a.m. this Wednesday morning, Dec. 11, 1901, at the age of 65 years. He had been ill for the past ten years, but confined to his bed off and on for the past year. He leaves a wife and the following children. Adaline Bane, Mrs. Sam Frank, Mrs. Mary Broiles, Mrs. Romaine Mayes, Mrs. John Singleton, Miss Jenny Diggins, Mrs. Emma Fletcher, Mrs. Nettie Hover, Mrs. Bertie Hill, and a son Emery Diggins, and two brothers, Norman Gibson of Henderson, and Peter Martin of Raccoon. The burial will be Thursday at Macedonia, Rev. John Porter officiating. His remains are at Mrs. Sam Frank's on 1st Ave.