Rebecca Henderson

Bio

Rebecca Henderson is a contributing columnist for Johnson City Press.

Oct. 21, 1805: A marriage contract was drawn up between Davy Crockett and Margaret Elder. The wedding never took place, however, because Miss …

Oct. 18, 1884: The Comet ran an ad for J.A. Cargille. The ad read: “By sending me your picture, either photograph or tin type, and $1.00, I wi…

Oct. 17, 1885: The Knoxville Daily Chronicle, with a dateline of Johnson City, reported, “Holston Conference convened in the Methodist church …

Oct. 16, 1886: The Santa Maria Times, a newspaper in Santa Maria, California, quoted the New Orleans Picayune as saying, “A young man who had …

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