Monday, August 9, 2010

Grave of George Cleveland LOONEY (1836-1927)

This is the Headstone for George Cleveland Looney, son of Noah and Frances Cleveland (McNEIL) LOONEY. He Was born 6 Feb. 1836 in Carnesville, Franklin, Georgia and died 27 April 1927 in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia (according to his death certificate). He was a renowned educator and opened many schools across Georgia and Florida prior to public schooling.

Headstone marker found on Find A Grave

Find A Grave Memorial:

George Cleveland Looney
Birth: Feb. 6, 1836
Death: Apr. 28, 1927

Fayetteville City Cemetery
Fayette County
Georgia, USA

Created by: Linda Abbott
Record added: Nov 30, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10005643
Photo added by Evening Blues Jan 23, 2007
George Cleveland Looney
Capt. Co. I 2 Georgia Calvary
Confederate States Army
Feb. 6, 1836 Apr. 28, 1927

The cemetery is also known as John W Lynch Cemetery.

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Teresa McVeigh

John Angus and Nellie Sue (GRIMSLEY) McVEIGH Fatal Car Accident

My great Aunt and Uncle, John and Nellie Sue (Grimsley Childers) McVeigh, were killed in a car-truck accident in Williamsburg County, South Carolina. I would love to correspond with their family and friends.

Florence Morning News, Saturday, May 24, 1975, p. 2A, column 5, transcribed by Teresa McVeigh, 25 Oct 2009:

Accident Fatal to Local Couple

A Florence couple died Friday about noon in an automobile-truck collision on a secondary road intersection in Williamsbrug county. They are John Angus McVeigh, 77, and his wife Nellie Sue McVeigh of 310 Covington St.

Investigationg officer S.W. Stroud of the S.C. Highway Patrol said the accident occured when the car in which the McVeighs were travelling apparently crossed an intersection in front of the tractor-trailer truck driven by Iner Lee Anderson, 23, of Rt. 3 Andrews. Anderson was travelling east on Secondary road 16 six miles west of Andrews.

Mr. and Mrs. McVeigh were pronounced dead on arrival at the Georgetown County Hospital, Plm. Stroud said.
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Teresa McVeigh